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Britain dominates the velodrome at Rio

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>> A fairy tale finale for Team GB at the Velodrome in Rio. Laura Trott becoming the most decorated female British Olympian. She cruised to victory in the Omnium, shortly before her fiance, Jason Kenny, powered to keirin gold. That's his third of this Games, clinched despite two crashes during the race.
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The golden couple, due to marry in September, were rounding off a remarkable team effort. In all, Britain won the six of the ten gold medals up for grabs in the Velodrome, just down on the seven they scooped in both Beijing and London. Every single member of the team taking home at least one medal.
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That success leaving rivals wondering how the team keeps peaking at the Olympics. Germany's Kristina Vogel who did stem Britain's charge by winning the women's sprint telling reporters quote, it seems they do nothing for three years, then they start at the Olympics and kill us. But she backtracked on comments suggesting something untoward was going on.
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Earlier in the year, Team GB were in disarray. Head Coach, Shane Sutton, stepping down unexpectedly just after the World Championships. Other envious nations maybe hoped that the British cycling machine had finally snagged its chain, how wrong they were.