Are these Team GB's new Olympic skinsuits?

Patented technology is helping to reduce drag, whilst paper thin material keeps riders cool

Great Britain's Emma Finucane takes part in the women's Elite Sprint final race at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the UCI Cycling World Championships in Glasgow
(Image credit: OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

British Cycling has been trialing a range of new track skinsuits at the UCI World Championships in Glasgow. With all equipment due to be used at the 2024 Olympics required to make a public showing one year in advance, it seems likely that the kit is something we'll be seeing on the boards in Paris. 

The new suits - designed by Kalas and in partnership with Silverstone-based aero experts Vorteq - are being worn to great effect. At the time of writing the British team sit atop both the para and non-para medal tables, having won 18 golds in the para events and five in non-para events including the women’s madison, team pursuit and sprint as well as silver medals in the men’s madison and the individual pursuit. 

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