Great Britain's women advanced with a world record in Team Pursuit qualifying on the second day of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome.
Britain's men were poised to ride-off against perennial rivals Australia for gold and, not to be outdone, the World Championship-winning women's squad of Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell clocked 3:15.669 to go through to tomorrow's first round.

The British trio, who lowered their own best set in April in Melbourne, were set to meet the Canada in what is effectively a semi-final tomorrow.

Canada clocked 3:19.816 to progress in fourth, while second-fastest qualifiers the United States (3:19.406) were set to meet Australia (3:19.719), the third quickest, in the second semi-final.

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