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."
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