Viewers get emotional as Becky James makes insane sprint for silver in the keirin after a tough two years

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Becky James added another medal to the British cycling team's collection by coming from behind in the kerin to win a silver.

The 24-year-old spent the vast majority of the solo race towards the back of the pack, but made a late surge for the finish line on the final bend to earn a podium place behind Elis Ligtlee of the Netherlands.

Great Britain's Rebecca James celebrates following her silver medal in the Women's Keirin Final on the eighth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.
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Her sprint to the line came out of nowhere.

It marks a remarkable recovery for the Abergavenny-born cyclist after recovering from a career-threatening knee injury and a had treatment for cervical cancer.

Two years ago thought James thought she might not ride a bike again, so her achievement left everyone in awe. And a tad emotional.

Becky and her boyfriend Welsh rugby union star George North have also given us all relationship goals.

Great Britain's Rebecca James celebrates with boyfriend George North following her silver medal in the Women's Keirin Final on the eighth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.
Cute (David Davies/PA)