Published On: Thu, Jul 22nd, 2021
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TOKYO —If Jason Kenny and his wife Laura were a country, their five track cycling golds at the Rio Olympics would have put them in the top 20 in the medals table. Now British sport’s golden couple, key players in their country’s domination on the boards, are aiming to top up their legacies and rewrite the record books at the Tokyo Games. Laura is Britain’s most decorated female Olympian with four golds, having never lost an Olympic event. Jason, meanwhile, needs one more gold to surpass the British record six he shares with track colossus and former team-mate Chris Hoy. The Kenny residence may require a larger trophy cabinet by the time the racing concludes at the Izu velodrome, and there is also the possibility that Jason will return home the second-most successful Olympian in his house. “A lot of people have told me about that,” Laura, who won team …

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