3 August 19:56 (BST)

CT: SCHIR (SUI) - silver

GLASGOW - Comments from Thery SCHIR (SUI) after Switzerland won silver in the men's team pursuit track cycling final at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Emirates Arena, on Friday.

Thery SCHIR (SUI) - silver

On winning an unexpected silver medal:

"I feel great. It's very nice to be on the podium tonight. We didn't expect such a good result. We came here with a good spirit and we wanted to do good."

On setting a Swiss record earlier on Friday:

"It's been a long time since we reached the Swiss record, so it's been good here. The goal was not to beat the record, just to go as fast as we could on this track and in this temperature, with everything. In the end we thought everybody was doing quite good and we  just pushed hard on the pedals."

On the Swiss team's overall performance:

"Now everything will be easier as we don't have any pressure. We have this medal and the team pursuit is really important for us. We still have a lot of good opportunties, our bodies are motivated. It gives us a lot more confidence."

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