Hoy celebrates fifth gold medal

Sir Chris Hoy celebrates after winning his fifth Olympic gold medal. Credit: PA Wire

The Olympic velodrome exploded with noise as Sir Chris Hoy took another gold medal tonight.

The Olympic champion rested his head on his handlebars as he was mobbed following his victory in the Men's Team Sprint with Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes.

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Hoy praised after historic gold

Great Britain's Sir Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes won the gold medal in the men's team sprint, making it Hoy's fifth Olympic gold. Sir Chris has received tributes from fellow athletes and the Prime Minister for his achievements.