Team GB Team Pursuit. LauraTrott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker, Katie Archibald.

Team GB Team Pursuit. LauraTrott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker, Katie Archibald.

From left, Trott, Joanna Rowsell Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker celebrate…

From left, Trott, Joanna Rowsell Shand, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker celebrate…

Team pursuit cycling track GOLD Rio 2016 Katie Archibald, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott and Elinor Barker.

Team pursuit cycling track GOLD Rio 2016 Katie Archibald, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Laura Trott and Elinor Barker.

Double cycling Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand retires

Double cycling Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand retires

For Great Britain’s track cycling team, the gilded procession rolls on. Yesterday evening in the Olympic velodrome, it was the turn of the women to win the team’s third gold medal. And minutes later, Becky James added a silver in the Keirin.  The GB women’s pursuit team — Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand — stormed to victory in the final, shattering the world record and beating the United States by more than two seconds.

For Great Britain’s track cycling team, the gilded procession rolls on. Yesterday evening in the Olympic velodrome, it was the turn of the women to win the team’s third gold medal. And minutes later, Becky James added a silver in the Keirin. The GB women’s pursuit team — Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand — stormed to victory in the final, shattering the world record and beating the United States by more than two seconds.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand of Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal after the Women's Team Pursuit Final for the Gold medal on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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