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2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships - CM, Great Britain, March 26-30, 2008

Day 3 - March 28:

Victoria Pendleton (Great Britain) is set to
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Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton give her all
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Home soil hero Chris Hoy (Great Britain)
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Chris Hoy (Great Britain) sprints to victory,
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Chris Hoy (Great Britain) has rated this
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Great Britain's Chris Hoy shows off
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The winning Great Britain
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Defending champion Victoria Pendleton
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Yvonne Hijgenaar of the Netherlands
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The German women's pursuit team show
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The Ukrainian women's pursuiters
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Coach power: The Ukrainian coach
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The taste of victory! Rebecca Romero,
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Kévin Sireau and Mickäel Bourgain go head-to-head
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Britain's Victoria Pendleton comes around
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The men's points race took place
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Vasili Kiryienka was never far
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Spain's Joan Llaneras is highly experienced,
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Vasili Kiryienka (Belarus) shows his happiness when
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Victoria Pendleton celebrates a win
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Contact sport: Cuba's Lisandra Guearra Rodriguez and Jennie Reade
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World sprint champion Chris Hoy
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Britain's winning women's pursuiters
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Sandie Clair of France
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Young British sprinter Anna Blyth
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Natallia Tsylinskaya of Belarus had a nasty crash
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A Chinese sprinter heads into her
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Dana Glöss of Germany tries
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The Belgians fielded a very young team
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A delighted Chris Hoy smiles during a television
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Men's points race podium: Vasili Kiryienka, Peter Schep
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Sprinters on the podium: World sprint champion Chris Hoy
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Statue of British cycling legend Reg Harris
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The Manchester Velodrome is an impressive venue
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The buzz of tyres on timber and friendly conversation
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Lisandra Guerra Rodriguez (Cuba)
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Victoria Pendleton set a new British record
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Rebecca Romero leads the British team
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The youthful Belgian team at full speed
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Belarus finished their qualifying round in a time of 3:29:878,
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Some formation problems hindered the progress of the Dutch team.
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The German trio on their way to third
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Is that a smile of excitement or a grimace of pain?
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Yelizaveta Bochkarova of the Ukraine
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Bochkarova leads the Ukrainian trio
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The evening session opened with the semifinals of the Men's sprint event.
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Germany overcame Belarus to take the Bronze
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Great Britain get rolling
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The Ukrainian team
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Roberto Chiappa was gracious in defeat
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Vasili Kiryienka (Belarus) held off Christophe Riblon (France)
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Mark Cavendish (Great Britain) digging deep
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Tactics played a major role in the battle for bronze
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Kévin Sireau (France) did his very best
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The German team were obviously pleased
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Second place
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Winners of the Women's Team Pursuit:
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The new World Men's Sprint champion, Chris Hoy
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Chris Hoy's family were present
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The new world champion was both exhilarated and exhausted
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The winner's podium for the Men's Points Race:
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An emotional Chris Hoy
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The Russian coach spurs the team
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Lisandra Guerra (CUB) concentrates
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Yvonne Hijgenaar (NED) looks for Victoria Pendleton (GBR)
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Clara Sanchez (FRA) watches Guo in the sprint
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Shuang Guo (CHN) with a gap over
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Simona Krupkaite (LTU) leads
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The GB team on the way to gold
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Germany wait to start their bronze medal ride
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Lithuania were fourth in the Team Pursuit
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The Germans in a tight line in the bronze
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Germany finish together to take bronze in the Team Pursuit
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The GB team wait to start the Team Pursuit final
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Ukraine took silver in the Team Pursuit
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Great Britain in line and on their wa to gold
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The podium for the Team Pursuit :
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Victoria Pendleton during her sprint qualifying ride
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Victoria Pendleton slautes the crowd
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The Ukrainian team are World Cup
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Wendy Houvenhagel leads the GB
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Rebecca Romero tows her team-mates
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The young Belgian team start the
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Falling into line - the Belarus team
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A changeover by the Belarus team
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The Dutch team set off in pursuit qualifying
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The Dutch team get it back together
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The German team in flight
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A change from the German team
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Russia's starting effort in the Team Pursuit
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