Clancy philosophical in defeat as Team Pursuit ramps up

track world championships, track worlds, 2010, track champs, copenhagen, chris hoy, victoria pendleton, great britain

Great Britain got to within two-and-a-half seconds of the world team pursuit record in Copenhagen last night, but it wasn't enough to sweeten the bitter pill of defeat.

For all the team's talk of focusing on London, and process over outcome, the riders still reel in defeat. Speaking after winning the silver medal in one of the most thrilling team pursuit races in years, Ed Clancy couldn't hide his disappointment. "As soon as you see you finished second....... argh, we're used to winning in team GB and people expect us to win, and anything other than a win always seems like a bit of a disappointment," he said.

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