Team GB is at the center of a furious row at the velodrome after calling for Denmark
to be disqualified from the men’s team pursuit.
The Danes broke the Olympic record in qualifying yesterday while wearing shin tape
and undervests to give them an aerodynamic advantage.
Great Britain appealed about Denmark’s kit overnight and cycling’s governing body,
the UCI, agreed it breached the regulations.
However, Denmark has only been issued a warning and not a disqualification –
something which has angered British Cycling boss Stephen Park.
Team GB ride against the Danes later on Tuesday morning in a bid to reach the gold
medal race tomorrow.
The Danish team, who set a blistering time of 3:45.014 which smashed the Olympic
record by five seconds was questioned by the likes of former Olympic champion
He tweeted: ‘Every rider with the same injury on both legs requiring “medical tape”
down the front of their legs, coincidently exactly where it would be aerodynamically