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Welsh riders secure Track World Champs medals

Abergavenny rider Becky James (left) and track partner Vicky Williamson celebrate bronze in the team sprint Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

There were medals for two Welsh cyclists this evening at the UCI Track World Championships in Minsk.

Abergavenny's Becky James and track partner Vicky Williamson won women's team sprint bronze after being edged out of the gold medal race by Germany and Japan.

Newport rider Sam Harrison was part of the men's 1km team pursuit line-up that took the silver medal Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Newport rider Sam Harrison had to settle for silver in the men's 1km team pursuit after he and team mates, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Andy Tennant failed to defend the world title against Australia. The quartet qualified second fastest, but trailed Australia through the 16-lap final.