Day one at the world track championships in Manchester brought a gold and a silver medal for the British team and a new worlds best time by France in the team sprint. All the action was captured by CW’s resident photographer Andy Jones

Bradley Wiggins thinksBradley Wiggins is left alone to think through his 16-lap effort before the final

Shane Sutton paces Bradley WigginsShane Sutton passes on instructions to Bradley Wiggins as he rides to a gold medal

Bradley Wiggins wins pursuit titleBriton Bradley Wiggins wins his third individual pursuit world title

Shanaze Reade rides 500m time trialBMX star Shanaze Reade in full flight in the women’s 500m tt

Great Britain team sprint trioJamie Staff leads off the British team sprint trio in their final. A new British best time was only good enough for silver behind the flying French

Chris Hoy in team sprintBritain’s anchor man Chris Hoy in full flight in the team sprint

worlds podium team sprintJamie Staff leads the clapping as the crowd sing the French national anthem

Anna Blyth women's sprint qualifier19 year-old Anna Blyth on her way to setting a personal best in the women’s 500m tt. She finished ninth

BBC interview Bradley WigginsThe BBC’s Jill Douglas interviews Bradley Wiggins after his victory

Bradley Wiggins pursuit world championBradley Wiggins adds another rainbow jersey to his collection


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