Cycling: Britain's para-cyclists dominate at track world championships

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Great Britain demonstrated their continued presence as the world's No 1 team yesterday with a phenomenal haul at the UCI para-cycling track world championships in Manchester.

After winning 12 out of 13 events entered at last year's Beijing Paralympic Games, Britain reiterated their status as the world's leading nation with 10 gold, three silver and one bronze, as well as five world records.

There were multiple successes for Neil Fachie (with tandem pilot Barney Storey), Darren Kenny, Jody Cundy, Mark Bristow and Sarah Storey, with three wins on the final day bolstering the hosts' total.

Aileen McGlynn and her tandem pilot Ellen Hunter won a gold and a bronze, while Rik Waddon won two silvers and Simon Jackson and his pilot David Readle also won a silver.

Kenny replicated his successes from Beijing with three wins from three events - in the men's CP3 one-kilometre time-trial, individual pursuit and the team sprint.

The team sprint win, where he led Cundy and Bristow - also individual kilometre champions - to victory, was his fourth world title of the year following his road race success in Bogogno, Italy in September.

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