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Gold medallist Elinor Barker 'will be doing dishes', says dad

Wales' Elinor Barker has claimed a gold medal in cycling after Team GB stormed to success in the team pursuit.

Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Barker and Katie Archibald clocked a time of four minutes 10.236 seconds to beat the USA in world record time.

Barker emulated the gold achieved by fellow Cardiff cyclist Owain Doull in the men's team pursuit on Friday.

Her father Graham said he was proud of his daughter's success and joked the family would keep her grounded by making her do the dishes.

  • 14 Aug 2016
  • From the section Wales
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