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Track Cycling Worlds: Elinor Barker & Emily Nelson win madison silver

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Elinor Barker and Emily Nelson won a historic madison silver for Great Britain at the World Track Cycling Championships in Hong Kong.

The pair finished behind Belgium’s Lotte Kopecky and Jolien D’Hoore, with Australia third, as women raced in the event for the first time at a Worlds.

“I was nervous because we’d only ridden one each before. We didn’t know what to expect,” Barker, a double team pursuit world champion told BBC Sport.

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