GB team pursuit

The Great Britain men?s team pursuit squad is aiming to set a new world record during the world championships in Manchester today.

The current record is held by Australia who set a time of 3:56.610 at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, but according to coach and former world and Olympic champion Chris Boardman, the fast conditions in Manchester and the strength of the British riders mean the record could be lowered by several tenths of a second.

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