#rio2016 #cycling #britain Gold medalists Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate on the podium at the medal ceremony for the Women's Team Pursuit on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

#rio2016 #cycling #britain Gold medalists Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate on the podium at the medal ceremony for the Women's Team Pursuit on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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В Великобритании Кэти Арчибальд, Элинор Баркер, Rowsell-Шанд Джоанна и Лаура Тротт соревноваться в командной гонке преследования квалификация женщин.

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В Великобритании Кэти Арчибальд, Элинор Баркер, Rowsell-Шанд Джоанна и Лаура Тротт соревноваться в командной гонке преследования квалификация женщин.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain pose for photographs after winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain pose for photographs after winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain celebrate a world record in the Women's Team Pursuit Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 6. Photo: Getty Images

Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain celebrate a world record in the Women's Team Pursuit Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 6. Photo: Getty Images

For Great Britain’s track cycling team, the gilded procession rolls on. Yesterday evening in the Olympic velodrome, it was the turn of the women to win the team’s third gold medal. And minutes later, Becky James added a silver in the Keirin.  The GB women’s pursuit team — Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand — stormed to victory in the final, shattering the world record and beating the United States by more than two seconds.

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For Great Britain’s track cycling team, the gilded procession rolls on. Yesterday evening in the Olympic velodrome, it was the turn of the women to win the team’s third gold medal. And minutes later, Becky James added a silver in the Keirin. The GB women’s pursuit team — Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand — stormed to victory in the final, shattering the world record and beating the United States by more than two seconds.

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Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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