London hosted the final round of the 2011-12 UCI Track World Cup in the newly completed Olympic Games velodrome over February 16-19 2012.

Sell-out crowds were greeted at the iconic venue by non-stop dynamic racing from a host of track stars honing their form ahead of the London 2012 Games in August.

We present a selection of Andy Jones’s photographs from the four days of the event.


Victoria Pendleton goes crowd spotting


Australian sprinter Anna Meares’ pendants


Laura Trott gave a spirited performance throughout the women’s omnium, eventually claiming bronze


Jess Varnish and Victoria Pendleton chalk up right before setting a new world record in the women’s team sprint


London velodrome


Dani King and Laura Trott celebrate winning the team pursuit – and setting a new world record


Jason Kenny shares a joke in a more relaxed moment


Sir Chris Hoy in the sprint


Sir Chris Hoy’s family give their support


Matt Crampton takes a tumble


A thermometer on the British team table


Jason Kenny keeps an eye on his opponent in the sprint


Thumbs up for Australia after winning the team pursuit


British team barely disguise their disappointment on losing to the Australians in the team pursuit final


Victoria Pendleton’s tattoo: “Today is the greatest day I’ve ever known”


Sebastian Coe


After helping to set a new world record in the women’s team pursuit, Jo Rowsell was back in action in the individual pursuit, which she also won

London Track World Cup 2012: Photo galleries

London Track World Cup day four by Andy Jones

London Track World Cup day three part two by Andy Jones

London Track World Cup day three part one by Andy Jones

London Track World Cup day two part two by Andy Jones

London Track World Cup day two photo gallery by Andy Jones

London Track World Cup day one photo gallery by Andy Jones

 

  • Ken Evans

    “Matt Crampton takes a tumble”

    More tubular glue needed !!

  • Bryan Duly

    BBC……..brilliant coverage of a brilliant day. A sign of things to come !