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Silver medallists Ryan Owens of Britain, Jack Carlin of Britain and Jason Kenny of Britain celebrate on the podium on August 3, 2021
Dramatic day at the Izu velodrome as Great Britain's team pursuit reign ends
The best Britain can hope for now in the event is seventh place.
Gold medallists Roy van den Berg, Harrie Lavreysen, Matthijs Buchli and Jeffrey Hoogland of the Netherlands celebrate on the podium on February 26, 2020
Result: British trio settle for silver at UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Laura Kenny, Carlin and Ryan Owens had no answer in the final as Dutch trio Roy Van Den Berg, Harrie Lavreysen and Jeffrey Hoogland broke the world record.
Feb 26, 22:23
Team GB's Ed Clancy pictured in July 2016
Ed Clancy sets sights on winning fourth Olympic gold
The Yorkshireman has already claimed team pursuit titles in Beijing, Rio and London.
Feb 25, 22:08
Katie Archibald pictured in August 2018
Result: GB women win team pursuit World Cup gold as men's squad struggle in Glasgow
Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Ellie Dickinson and Neah Evans added to their European title by claiming UCI Track World Cup gold on Friday.
Nov 8, 22:21
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games logo
Result: Silver for England in men's time trial
Harry Tanfield picks up silver for Team England in the individual time trial cycling event at the Commonwealth Games.
Apr 10, 03:53
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Interview: Team England's gold medal-winning cyclist Charlie Tanfield
Team England gold medal winner Charlie Tanfield speaks to Sports Mole about his meteoric rise to the top of cycling and why the Tokyo Olympics are now on his radar.
Apr 7, 10:40
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games logo
Result: Team England's Charlie Tanfield hangs on for individual pursuit gold
Charlie Tanfield of England beats Scotland's John Archibald to Commonwealth Games gold in the men's 4000m individual pursuit.
Apr 6, 11:42
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Result: Australia smash world record to beat England to gold
Australia smash Team GB's world record in the men's 4000m team pursuit final to win gold at England's expense at the Commonwealth Games.
Apr 5, 11:58

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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States24282173
Olympics flagRussian Olympic Committee13211852
Great BritainGreat Britain13171343
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Wednesday's key events

· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

> Today's schedule in full
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