Chris Hoy

BRITISH riders got off to a flying start on the opening evening of the track World Cup in Manchester last night with Chris Hoy, Bradley Wiggins and Victoria Pendleton all taking gold medals.

Hoy took the first win of the evening when he clocked 1 minute 1.500 seconds to win the kilometre time trial in a nail-biting dual against Frenchman François Pervis. The Olympic Champion had briefly dropped off the pace at the bell but kept his composure to win by less than four hundredths of a second.

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