Great Britain straight back to winning ways in Glasgow

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The British track team wasted no time in getting back to business and shedding their Olympic hangover as they won two golds and one silver medal in the new Sir Chris Hoy velodrome in Glasgow today.

On the first day of competition at the second world cup of the season they won the women's team sprint and team pursuit and took silver in the men's team sprint. A crash in qualifying for the British men's team pursuit squad prevented the young foursome from going through to the medal rides as their time was good enough for a shot at gold.

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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.