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CYCLING: Sutton wants repeat of British medal haul

British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton has set aside concerns over the exposure to the elements in Cali and targeted a strong showing from his squad at the Track Cycling World Championships.

Britain won seven medals in Olympic events in Minsk and nine medals in all – including five golds – to top the medal table and 12 months on Sutton is chasing a similar haul as Britain bid to flex their collective muscles two years out from the 2016 Games in Brazil.

"Hopefully a re-run of Minsk," said Sutton, when asked his expectations for the five-day competition at the Velodromo Alcides Nieto Patino which begins today.

"I'd like to think in the (10) Olympic disciplines that we're there or thereabouts, six medals, say. That's what I would like."

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