The Team GB women's endurance team of Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell, Elinor Barker, Katie Archibald and Ciara Horne train during a Team GB Cycling Media Day at the National Cycling Centre on February 9, 2015 in Manchester, England.

The Team GB women's endurance team of Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell, Elinor Barker, Katie Archibald and Ciara Horne train during a Team GB Cycling Media Day at the National Cycling Centre on February 9, 2015 in Manchester, England.

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

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

8/13/16 Via Welsh Cycling  ·   It's GOLD!!! And a new world record 4:10.236! 🚲🇬🇧🇧🇷🏅  Fantastic ride by Team GB and Elinor Barker #Gold #Rio2016     Welsh Cycling, British Cycling, Sport Wales and Elinor Barker

8/13/16 Via Welsh Cycling · It's GOLD!!! And a new world record 4:10.236! 🚲🇬🇧🇧🇷🏅 Fantastic ride by Team GB and Elinor Barker #Gold #Rio2016  Welsh Cycling, British Cycling, Sport Wales and Elinor Barker

Britain's Kate Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell compete in the women's team pursuit cycling. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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Britain's Kate Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell compete in the women's team pursuit cycling. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

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.

Team GB cyclist Elinor Barker loves prawns! And we love this Prawn Risotto :)

Team GB cyclist Elinor Barker loves prawns! And we love this Prawn Risotto :)

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)

Team GB Mo Farah celebrates his second gold in Rio after winning the Image: Andre Camara/Capital Pictures /MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx By Gianluca UTC The Rio

Laura Trott, Dani King and Elinor Barker after their 2013 team pursuit victory at the World Championships

Olympic hero Trott at full pelt to lead Britain to their first gold of World Championships

Laura Trott, Dani King and Elinor Barker after their 2013 team pursuit victory at the World Championships

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

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

Framing creative lines and the impression of speed while keeping your subject sharp is not an easy technique to master, but the photographer has achieved everything to capture GB’s women’s team pursuit squad in beautiful motion

Sport picture of the day: in pursuit of speed

Framing creative lines and the impression of speed while keeping your subject sharp is not an easy technique to master, but the photographer has achieved everything to capture GB’s women’s team pursuit squad in beautiful motion

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.

Laura Trott sets gold standard as team win

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.

Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell show off their medals.

Britain win team pursuit world track cycling gold in a nail-biter

Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell show off their medals.

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