3 August 16:52 (BST)


GLASGOW - Quotes from track cyclist Charlotte BECKER (GER) after Germany qualified for the women's team pursuit bronze medal race at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Emirates Arena, on Friday.

On losing round 1 to Italy with a time of 4:23.754:

"We are very happy with this time. It's the new German record so we are very proud to have set it. We were not far behind Italy."

On her hopes for the European Championships:

"We are here to get a good time. We want a medal. We will fight for the bronze. We will try."

On the track:

"It's very fast because it's good. It's hot in here. And it's good that there are so many people watching and cheering. It's a good atmosphere."

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