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Britain's Hoy wins track cycling keirin; Wiggins takes pursuit

Updated: August 16, 2008, 8:38 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Britain's Chris Hoy has won the men's keirin gold medal, adding to his country's staggering cycling medal haul at the Beijing Olympics.

With Hoy winning and countryman Ross Edgar taking silver on Saturday, the British already have eight cycling medals in Beijing, four of them gold.

Kiyofumi Nagai of Japan won the bronze.

The keirin is an eight-lap race in which riders spend 5½ laps jockeying for position behind a pacesetting motorcycle that accelerates steadily ...

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