Shanaze Reade and Victoria Pendleton are into the final of the women’s team sprint after a commanding performance in qualifying.

They improved on the time that won them gold in Majorca last year, setting a new world’s best of 33.186 seconds.

It means they will face China, who were the only other team under 34 seconds, in the gold medal final later.

Germany face France in the bronze medal match.

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