London hosted the final round of the 2011-12 UCI Track World Cup in the newly completed Olympic Games velodrome over February 16-19 2012.
Sell-out crowds were greeted at the iconic venue by non-stop dynamic racing from a host of track stars honing their form ahead of the London 2012 Games in August.
We present a selection of Andy Jones's photographs from the four days of the event.
Victoria Pendleton goes crowd spotting
Australian sprinter Anna Meares' pendants
Laura Trott gave a spirited performance throughout the women's omnium, eventually claiming bronze
Jess Varnish and Victoria Pendleton chalk up right before setting a new world record in the women's team sprint
Dani King and Laura Trott celebrate winning the team pursuit - and setting a new world record
Jason Kenny shares a joke in a more relaxed moment
Sir Chris Hoy in the sprint
Sir Chris Hoy's family give their support
Matt Crampton takes a tumble
A thermometer on the British team table
Jason Kenny keeps an eye on his opponent in the sprint
Thumbs up for Australia after winning the team pursuit
British team barely disguise their disappointment on losing to the Australians in the team pursuit final
Victoria Pendleton's tattoo: "Today is the greatest day I've ever known"
After helping to set a new world record in the women's team pursuit, Jo Rowsell was back in action in the individual pursuit, which she also won
London Track World Cup 2012: Photo galleries
London Track World Cup day four by Andy Jones
London Track World Cup day three part two by Andy Jones
London Track World Cup day three part one by Andy Jones
London Track World Cup day two part two by Andy Jones
London Track World Cup day two photo gallery by Andy Jones
London Track World Cup day one photo gallery by Andy Jones
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