British cyclist Jason Kenny makes history with Olympic keirin gold

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Jason Kenny won the men's keirin on Sunday to collect his seventh Olympic gold medal

Gold medallist Britain's Jason Kenny poses with his medal on the podium after the men's track cycling keirin final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Shizuoka, Japan: Jason Kenny won the men's keirin on Sunday to collect his seventh Olympic gold medal, overtaking Chris Hoy as Britain's most successful Olympian of all time.

Kenny put on a spectacular performance in the final, speeding away from the pack before completing victory ahead of Azizulhasni Awang. Dutchman Harrie Lavreysen had to settle for bronze.

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