Jason Kenny wins the keirin to take his sixth Olympic gold

Jason Kenny takes his third gold of the Rio Olympics in the men's keirin after two nerve-wracking restarts

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Jason Kenny took his third gold medal of the Rio Olympics, the sixth of his career, after another powerful ride in the keirin. At 28, the win puts Kenny joint top of the all-time British medal winners along with his former teammate Chris Hoy.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.