The GB squad picked up a gold medal in the men’s team sprint as well as podium spots in both team pursuits The GB Mens team pursuit at the New Zealand World Cup track event in 2015 Great Britain’s track squad picked up where they left off at the Hong Kong Track World Cup on Friday, showing strong form to pick-up four medals in Saturday’s events.
The biggest success came through the team sprint duo of Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner, who took the gold medal with Poland taking silver in second and Russie rounding off the podium in third.
The GB trio put in an impressive time of 43.751, narrowly pipping the Polish to the top spot with their time of 43.802.
Further success came in both team pursuit competitions, where the men’s team of Kian Emadi, Chris Latham, Ollie Wood and Germain Burton took bronze and the women’s team of Emily Nelson, Ciara Horne, Jo Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker and took silver.
The women’s team were unable to match the blistering form of Canada, who put in a time of 4:19.737, ahead of GB’s 4:20.034. Canada put time into Britain’s team early on in the final, carrying a second’s advantage […]