European Track Championships: GB's men and women claim gold

European Championships: Great Britain's winning quartet Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell
Great Britain's European champions Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell

Great Britain won two gold medals on the second day of the European Track Championships in Guadeloupe.

Ed Clancy, Jon Dibben, Owain Doull and Andy Tennant beat Germany's men by almost a second in the team pursuit.

In the women's team pursuit final, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell and Laura Trott defeated the Russian team by nearly seven seconds.

Clancy took bronze in the men's scratch race behind Otto Vergaerde of Belgium and Spain's Eloy Teruelrovira.

The championships, taking place on the Caribbean island because Guadeloupe is a French colony, are the first chance to score Olympic qualification points for Rio 2016.

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