Track worlds day two: Golden girls deliver

Houvenaghel Rowsell Armitstead team pursuit track worlds 2009

The team pursuit trio of Lizzie Armitstead, Jo Rowsell and Wendy Houvenaghel won Great Britain?s first gold medal at the end of the second day of competition at the track worlds ? the fact that the wait felt like an eternity highlights the change in expectations of this team.

It was the sixth medal to be won by British competitors, putting them at the top of the table on total medals, and there?s almost certainly more to come, but whether or not they will be gold is not so clear.

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