Although it is very early to say that the riders of Great Britain, both male and female ar at a crisis situation but it also has to be noted that they have fallen eight places and haven’t had the slightest chances at any medal. There were however a few significant performances in the race like the ones of Katy Marchant who took on the women’s 500 meter time trial and in the men’s kilometer on Friday it was KianEmadi.
The bad outcome of the races can only signify the result of the absence of Sir Chris Hoy whose place was taken by Emadi due to his sudden departure in the spring of 2013. He held a great role in the men’s section and the other is Callum Skinner who couldn’t be selected as he couldn’t maintain the pace along with Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes. Read more »