Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner set up all-British final in men's sprint in Rio

Near-perfect performances from Callum Skinner and Jason Kenny see the two British riders ride against each other for men's sprint gold at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Jason Kenny beat Russian Denis Dmitriev in the semi-finals of the men's sprint in Rio

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner continued their domination of the men's sprint discipline at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by winning their semi-final heats to go through to face each other in an all-British final.

It means that one of the riders will claim gold, and the other silver for GB to add to the team sprint gold that Kenny and Skinner won alongside Philip Hindes on Thursday.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.