Welsh riders hunt medals at Track World Champs

Becky James (left) and partner Vicky Williamson can win bronze tonight. Credit: PA

Becky James will ride for a bronze medal in the women's team sprint at the Track Cycling World Championships tonight.

The Abergavenny 21-year-old finished off a strong opening lap by partner Victoria Williamson, but their team was not enough to qualify for the gold medal race.

Sam Harrison (second left) and teammates Andy Tennant, Ed Clancy and Steve Burke will ride for gold later. Credit: PA

Newport rider Sam Harrison will have a chance to win gold tonight, though, in the men's team pursuit final.

The 20-year-old was part of the quartet which qualified for the medal races second fastest, behind Australia.