London: Chris Hoy set a British record with his sixth Olympic gold medal Tuesday, defending his keirin title to finish off a dominating track cycling program for the home nation.
Britain won seven of the 10 gold medals awarded at the London Velodrome to match its haul from the Beijing Games. It also won a silver and a bronze to finish with nine medals overall.
"I'm in shock. I'm trying to take it all in, but this is surreal," Hoy said. "It's what I always wanted " to win gold in front of my home crowd. I can't express the feelings I'm having right now."
The 36-year-old Hoy said he'd like to keep competing through the 2014 Commonwealth Games in his native Scotland, but said he was "99.9 percent sure" that this was his final Olympics....more
11:43 PM, Aug 07, 2012