- Cycling news
Great Britain pursuit teams win European goldESPN staff October 19, 2013 « Bergkamp wants Arsenal return | Rumford equals course record as Ninyette leads in Perth »
Great Britain's men's and women's pursuit teams both won gold on the opening day of the European Track Championships.
Laura Trott, Dani King, Elinor Barker and Katie Archibald added the European crown to their world and Olympic titles by defeating Poland.
Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Jon Dibben and Andy Tennant saw off the challenge of Russia to take gold in the men's event.
King had to settle for second in the women's points race and Jess Varnish and Becky James finished third in the team sprint.
Olympic gold-medallist Jason Kenny and 2012 champion Philip Hindes went agonisingly close to a medal in the men's sprint, finishing fourth in the final.
Download ESPN's new UK sport app, a fresh and powerful new way to follow your favourite UK sports news, scores and video.