Madison gold just out of reach for British pair Walls and Hayter

Great Britain’s Matt Walls and Ethan Hayter took the silver in the men's Madison
Great Britain’s Matt Walls and Ethan Hayter took the silver in the men's Madison (Image credit: Getty Images)

Great Britain's new generation of track riders secured another Olympic Games medal in the men's Madison with 22-year-old Ethan Hayter and 23-year-old Matt Walls finishing second behind Denmark to take the silver medal.

Walls had hoped to win a second gold medal after dominating the Omnium and Hayter wanted to make up for a disappointing Team Pursuit but Michael Mørkøv and Lasse Norman Hansen proved to be stronger as they won gold with a total of 43 points and a tactically astute ride.

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