Celebrities respond to Rio 2016 golden couple smashing records



On Tuesday British track cyclist Laura Trott won her second women's omnium title and a short while later her fiance Jason Kenny won the keirin, bringing their tally to 5 golds for this games (#14 on medal table) and 10 in total (Jason also has a silver from Beijing). 11.m viewers watched him win the keirin in a fairly dramatic race.



- Laura's 4th gold (2 in London) made her the 2nd most successful female cyclist in Olympic history and most successful British woman. She broke a world record last week as part of team pursuit.
- Jason's 6th gold made him joint most successful British Olympian and 27th on all time list. He set a new Olympic record on his sprint qualification lap.






JK Rowling and Phillip Schofield summing up how much googling of cycling has gone on past week







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