GB women’s team pursuit squad salvage bronze at Track Worlds

Women’s team pursuit squad bounces back from disappointing qualification ride to win bronze medal

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit squad claimed bronze after two impressive performances on the second day of the competition. It was the “performance we wanted to put out” according to Laura Trott after the British quartet beat New Zealand. Their performance helped put yesterday's disappointing ride in qualifying behind them.

In the eight years the team pursuit has been an event at the Track World Championships, GB has won six gold medals and two silvers. Yet faced with missing out on a medal altogether after a disastrous first day on Thursday, in which the riders split up under the pace and finished fifth, the squad came out firing on Friday.

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