Laura Trott Is The First British Female Olympian To Win Three Gold Medals

​The cyclist has made history as the first British female athlete to win three gold medals in Rio Olympics 2016


While you were having a lie-in over the weekend, going out with friends for a night out or lying in the park taking in the last few weeks of summer sunshine, Britain's cyclist Laura Trott became the first British female athlete to win three Olympic gold medals.

Talk about putting your Stranger Things binge-watching marathon to shame.

Yesterday, the 24-year-old cyclist and her team-mates Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand set a new world record of four minutes 10.236  seconds to win gold in the Rio velodrome. 


But it's not the first time Trott has won gold in this event, having already done so in London 2012.

Following her historic win, the athlete tweeted:


And the next morning, it seemed Laura couldn't quite believe her ground-breaking achievement.

Wakes up.. Checks under pillow.. This really did happen last night 😀

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However, the Olympian might have competition finding room to display her gold medals on the mantelpiece.

Yesterday, her fiancé and fellow cyclist Jason Kenny won his fifth gold medal after beating his room-mate and team sprint partner Callum Skinner in the men's sprint final.

Talk about a golden couple.

Congratulations Laura! 

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