Chris Hoy wins his 10th rainbow jersey

Chris Hoy wins the Keirin, Track Cycling World Championships 2010

Sir Chris Hoy became the first British rider to win ten World Championship titles on the track when he held off the late surge from Malaysia's Azizulhasni Awang in the Keirin final.

Hoy's first rainbow jersey came in the same Ballerup velodrome in Copenhagen almost eight years ago.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.