Two Welsh golds at Track Cycling World Cup

Welsh cyclists have already won two gold medals at the Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow.

20-year-old Becky James from Abergavenny and her partner Jess Varnish held off their Spanish counterparts to claim the women's team sprint.

Jess Varnish (l) and Becky James
James (r) and Varnish won the first gold of the competition Credit: Tim Ireland / PA Wire / Press Association Images

18-year-old Elinor Barker managed to repeat the feat in the women's team pursuit. She and teammates Laura Trott and Dani King overpowered the Australian trio to win by a second.

Laura Trott (r),  Danielle King (c) and Elinor Barker (l)
Elinor Barker (l) joined Olympic champions Trott (r) and King (c) to win gold in Glasgow Credit: Andrew Milligan / PA Wire / Press Association Images

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