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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