British junior team pursuit squad smash national record - and then break it again

Great Britain's juniors set a new national record at the European Championships before breaking it a week later at the World Championships.

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Great Britain's male junior team pursuit quartet smashed a six-year-old benchmark by setting a new national record last week - before breaking their own record just nine days later.

At the European Junior and U23 Track Championships in Montichiari, Italy, the quartet of Ethan Hayter, Fred Wright, Matthew Walls and Reece Wood won gold with a stunning time of 4:04.142.

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