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Tony Gibb – From the Commentator’s Box; London Olympics Day Five


London Olympics Day Five

Track world cups last three days, occasionally four, the world championships last five days, and at those we have the five Olympic events plus a scratch race, individual pursuit, kilo/500 tt, men’s Madison, so why oh why has the London Olympics Day Five schedule been a part of a six day programme? The sessions have been short, very short.

I just think we could have had had it all wrapped up a bit quicker, and quite a few of the riders that I have spoken to feel the same.

So when I got to the track tonight, I saw the track manager, or at least I think that’s what he’s calling himself.

I asked him what idiot decided it would be a good idea to kick Brad out the other day, and he said ‘that would be me’!

Well, that was an awkward moment.  Anyway, we discussed it, he told me it was holding up worldwide TV pictures, I told him it wasn