British women take junior team pursuit at Europeans

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The British team took a gold medal on day one of the European track championships in Belarus today after the junior women won the team pursuit.

The trio of Jess Booth, Laura Trott and Ella Sadler-Andrews qualified fastest in the morning in a time of 3.32 minutes and then went two seconds faster in the final to beat the Russian team.

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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.