Silver for British juniors at European track championships

Team pursuiters win first British medal of European championships in Portugal

Great Britain, men's team pursuit qualifying, 2014 Track World Championships

(Image credit: Casey B Gibson)

Britain's junior men won the silver medal in the team pursuit at the European track championships in Anadia, Portugal yesterday. The quartet of Matt Gibson, Gabriel Cullaigh, Joe Holt and Joseph Evans set a time of 4:11.608 minutes in the final against Russia who were almost two seconds faster.

The British team had been fastest in qualifying and shaved almost a second off their time when riding in the final. Switzerland beat France to the bronze medal.

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