What's the story behind China's creepy track cycling helmets?

Eye-catching design ridden to gold in the women's team sprint

While Great Britain's track cyclists have dominated proceedings in the velodrome at the Rio Olympics, it is one of just two events that the Brits haven't won that has been causing the most flutter across the internet.

Team GB didn't even qualify a team into the women's team sprint, and so it was the Chinese duo of Jinjie Gong and Tianshi Zhong who beat the Russian pair of Daria Shmeleva and Anastasiia Voinova to take the gold medal. However despite their fine ride, it was their helmets that got the most attention.

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