Laura Kenny remains confident of GB track cycling success

Laura Kenny states there are not too many concerns from inside the cycling squad above their form heading into the Tokyo Olympics.
Team GB won just four medals at the Track World Championships of this year at Pruszkow, Poland, raising questions about whether Cyclingsmedal factory neared the end of its production line.
Expectations come in how much success weve had in the past, said Kenny. Back in Pruszkow the mens pursuit team did exactly the fastest time they have ever done, however, its just that Australia moved faster.
That is tricky but we have been there before and I am sure we could get through it again. Since the Worlds did not go to plan its not simply like, you throw it all out.
Weve got goals on the way, stepping stone, and if youve bought to the training program you can still feel pretty confident.
Will be aiming to maintain the team omnium and pursuit titles she won in London and Rio year, but also wishes to earn selection for the Madison, new into the Olympic programme at Tokyo of the women.
it is a funny one because it is about the connection you have with the other riders, added Kenny, who is due to spouse fellow Olympic winner Elinor Barker if she races in the Phynova Six Day London in the end of the month.
Its not about becoming the top two individuals. You will need to get a relationship, you need to understand how they respond and change and we have been learning that over the summer.
Seven Day London will visit the competition for Madison places performed on the course together with Katie Archibald partnering Neah Evans and Emily Nelson riding with Manon Lloyd.
When all the endurance women do it, the standard is so high, Kenny said. Its excellent to have a race thats more laid back. Youre racing at the dark with lights over your bike so that it takes some of the seriousness from it.
Though you are still getting points for your Olympic qualification, it is such a different environment to the intensity of a World Cup or the World Championships.

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