THE Kennys are doing the town proud in the Tokyo Olympics, both winning silver medals this morning.

Both came in the cycling team sprints at the Izu Velodrome, with the Chelford couple now having a staggering 13 Olympic medals between them.

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Jason Kenny has gone level as Team GB's most decorated Olympian of all time after winning his eighth medal.

The four-time Olympian moves level with Sir Bradley Wiggins for the most Olympic medals while he and Sir Chris Hoy have the record for golds with six.

Laura's silver moves her level with Dame Katherine Grainger on five Olympic medals, a mark that has only been bettered by Charlotte Dujardin, who has won two bronzes in Tokyo to take her tally to six.

Jason came through qualifying alongside Jack Carlin and Ryan Owens, and then the first round to set up a mouth-watering clash with the Netherlands in the final.

But in the end, the Dutch proved too quick, extending a streak of wins that goes all the way back to 2017.

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Jason, 33, will go again in the individual sprint which begins with qualifying tomorrow, while he will also compete in the keirin as he chases a ninth Olympic medal and seventh gold.

Jason, whose first Olympics was Beijing in 2008, said of his record: "It's really special. Every time you come back, it gets harder. You do your first Olympics and you're caught up in the momentum."

And discussing today's performance, he added: "It was really good. I think we poured our heart into the second ride to get to the final.

"We rolled the dice and just went for it, we knew we had a bit of ground to make up. I had nothing left in the final.

"I'm really happy with where we are, we'll give it everything in the next few days and see if we can get something out of that."

The silver medal came just 20 minutes after his wife Laura had won her medal alongside Katie Archibald, Neah Evans and Josie Knight.

They set a world best in the first round to book their place in the gold-medal match against Germany.

However the Germans lowered that mark within a matter of minutes, and then produced another stunning world record time in the final to win in 4:04.242.

GB finished six seconds back, coming away with a silver medal in the event for the first time after gold in London and Rio.

Laura will have another opportunity to become the first British woman to win Olympic gold at three successive Games when she goes in the omnium and the madison, the latter alongside Archibald.

She said: "I think Germany took everyone by surprise. They were the quickest at Worlds, but they didn't get it right, we knew they were going to go fast, maybe just not that fast."

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