Rio 2016: GB win men's team sprint


Great Britain claimed gold in the men's team sprint at the Olympics for the third straight Games, edging New Zealand at the velodrome on Thursday.

The trio of Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner set a time of 42.440 seconds - an Olympic record - to win by 0.102.

Kenny and Skinner fought back for Great Britain after Ethan Mitchell had New Zealand leading by 0.035secs.

Mitchell was joined by Sam Webster and Edward Dawkins in winning silver.

Earlier, France won the bronze medal ahead of Australia.