Jason Kenny and Simon Yates strike gold for GB

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Simon Yates and Jason Kenny won Great Britain's second and third gold medals of the 2013 track world championships today with two stunning rides.

20-year-old Yates rode the points race with a maturity beyond his years to win a senior world title at his first attempt. The British Cycling academy rider started slowly, feeling his way in to the race, then timed his point accumulation to perfection. 

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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.