Hoy surpasses Redgrave as Britain's greatest Olympian

Sir Chris Hoy Olympics Sir Steve Redgrave
Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Chris Hoy hug after the final of the Men's Keirin. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
Sir Chris Hoy Olympics Sir Steve Redgrave
The Scottish cyclist became Great Britain's most successful Olympian with six gold medals. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

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Hoy Britain's greatest Olympian

Laura Trott and Sir Chris Hoy claimed Team GB's 21st and 22nd Olympic gold medals respectively in the Velodrome. It was Hoy's sixth gold medal, which makes him Britain's greatest Olympian.