Great Britain qualify with third fastest team pursuit time in history

Team GB in team pursuit, London Track World Cup 2012, day four

The British squad set the third fastest team pursuit time in history to qualify fastest for tonight's gold medal final.

The quartet of Ed Clancy, Peter Kennaugh, Andy Tennant and Geraint Thomas set a time of 3:54.485 minutes in Melbourne, two tenths of a second faster than Australia who they will meet in the final.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.