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Sir Chris Hoy on his Keirin win: 'It was the greatest experience of my whole career'

Sir Chris Hoy has spoken to ITV News about his triumph in the Men's Keirin Final on Tuesday.

He said he had been "blown away" by the whole day and it was "the greatest experience of my whole career".

He added: "This is what you train for, and aspire to achieve but when you actually do it is very hard to take it all in."

Cyclist Victoria Pendleton: 'I'm really proud of both medals'

Victoria Pendleton spoke to ITV News after coming second in the Olympic sprint final to Australia's Anna Meares. It was her last ever race before she retires.

She said that she was happy with her silver and earlier gold medal for the keirin.

She added that it was definitely the right time to bow out, saying "it was an amazing atmosphere in there [The Velodrome], I'll never experience anything quite like it again."

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Team GB cyclists congratulate Chris Hoy on historic win

Laura Trott had gold medal inspiration at a young age

Laura Trott has underlined her billing as the future star of British cycling with two Olympic gold medals in the women's team pursuit and omnium.

As her family photos reveal, the 20-year-old was already brushing shoulders with Team GB's established Olympians well before she joined the elite.

Bradley Wiggins' Athens gold medal is draped around a young Laura Trott's neck. Credit: Family photo
Laura Trott, already racing, with velodrome queen Victoria Pendleton. Credit: Family photo
Laura Trott with her own gold after victory in the women's omnium. Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Wire

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Sir Chris Hoy's golds across 3 Olympic Games

Athens 2004: Sir Chris Hoy after winning the Track Cycling 1km Time Trial. Credit: Phil Noble/PA Wire
Beijing 2008: Sir Chris Hoy with his three Olympic gold medals won in China. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Archive
London 2012: Sir Chris Hoy becomes emotional as he celebrates his sixth gold. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

Celebrations as Sir Chris Hoy wins record sixth Olympic gold

Sir Chris Hoy wins his sixth Olympic gold medal. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
David Hoy celebrates after his son Sir Chris wins gold. The sign reads "Chris Hoy - The Real McHoy". Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Wire
Prince Harry with cousin Peter Phillips (red hat) and former Prime Minister Lord John Major celebrating. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire
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