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Hoy Britain's greatest Olympian

Laura Trott and Sir Chris Hoy claimed Team GB's 21st and 22nd Olympic gold medals respectively in the Velodrome. It was Hoy's sixth gold medal, which makes him Britain's greatest Olympian.

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Victoria Pendleton ends Olympic career with silver

Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton was penalised after a first heat victory. Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Archive

Victoria Pendleton missed out on a third and final Olympic gold after defeat to Australia's Anna Meares in the best-of-three women's sprint final.

Pendleton saw her first heat win overturned after a retrospective relegation and failed to defeat Meares in the second heat.

The Team GB star, who now heads into retirement, battled tears as she took the acclaim of the velodrome for an Olympic career that has landed her two gold medals and now a silver.

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