Britain's Philip Hindes, Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny compete in the track cycling men's team sprint qualifying heats at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012. Team Britain set a new Olympic record of 43.065 seconds in their heat. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
Manchester's Golden Post Box on Lloyd Street, painted gold in honour of 19 year old Philip Hindes, who was one third of the gold medal winning trio in the cycling team sprint final at London 2012 Velodrome.
Hoy's gold loses gloss as crash controversy leaves Sir Chris in a melancholy mood