Olympics Minister congratulates men's sprint team

A gold medal and a new world record in the Team Sprint is a fantastic climax to a great day’s sport for Team GB.Congratulations to Sir Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes for a spectacular display in the velodrome today.

– Sport and Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson

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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.