Olympics: Britain's Jason Kenny wins men's cycling keirin gold, Malaysia take bronze

Jason Kenny (GBR) of Britain poses with the gold medal.
Jason Kenny (GBR) of Britain poses with the gold medal. PHOTO: REUTERS

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Jason Kenny won a controversial men's keirin in Rio on Tuesday to claim a British record-eqaualling sixth Olympic title.

It was a golden double as Kenny's girlfriend Laura Trott had earlier won the wowen's omnium.

The keirin final had to be restarted twice after false starts but no-one was disqualified as Matthijs Buchli of the Netherlands won slver with Azizulhasni Awang of Malaysia took bronze.