Australia finish 4th in Team Pursuit, New Zealand takes Bronze.

The Australian team pursuit quartert, consisting of 19 year old Jack Bobridge, Tasmanian Mark Jamieson and former Olympic champions Luke Roberts and Graeme Brown, have finished in fourth behind New Zealand in the bronze medal ride off tonight…

In the battle of the Tasman, New Zealand recorded its first ever men’s team pursuit medal at the expense of the outgoing Olympic champions.

The team, which is the defending champions, were level pegging the New Zealand formation until the 3.5km mark, before New Zealand stormed off to win in a time of 3:57.

This is the first time New Zealand have beaten Australia in the team pursuit.

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