European junior gold for Rotherham and GB women's pursuit team

Matt Rotherham, British Track National Championships 2011

The Great Britain women's junior pursuit team of Elinor Barker, Lucy Garner and Amy Roberts rode to European track championship gold in Portugal yesterday afternoon.

In a nail-biting final against a Russian squad they outqualified by five hundredths of a second, the trio overhauled their rivals in the final thousand metres to clock 3-33.921.

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