Great Britain won three golds in the space of two hours to briefly move above China into second place in the medal table on day nine of Rio 2016.  Gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success on the floor and the pommel horse came either side of Justin Rose's two-shot victory in the golf.  That took GB's tally of golds to 13.

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt wins; GB golds for Whitlock, Murray, Rose & Kenny

Great Britain won three golds in the space of two hours to briefly move above China into second place in the medal table on day nine of Rio 2016. Gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success on the floor and the pommel horse came either side of Justin Rose's two-shot victory in the golf. That took GB's tally of golds to 13.

Jason Kenny wins Gold in the Men's Keirin Finals race Rio Olympic Games 2016 Getty Images

Jason Kenny wins Gold in the Men's Keirin Finals race Rio Olympic Games 2016 Getty Images

http://uk.mycityportal.net - Jason Kenny (Great Britain)

http://uk.mycityportal.net - Jason Kenny (Great Britain)

Kenny, Hindes and Hoy: Gold medal winners  Sir Chris Hoy has won a fifth Olympic gold after Great Britain's men's team sprint squad triumphed on a night of high drama at the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome.

Kenny, Hindes and Hoy: Gold medal winners Sir Chris Hoy has won a fifth Olympic gold after Great Britain's men's team sprint squad triumphed on a night of high drama at the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome.

2016 Rio Olympics - Cycling Track - Final - Men's Team Sprint Final Gold Race - Rio Olympic Velodrome - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 11/08/2016. Callum Skinner (GBR) of Great Britain, Jason Kenny (GBR) of Great Britain and Philip Hindes (GBR) of Great Britain celebrate after winning the race and setting a new Olympic record.  Many congratulations!!

Cycling - Skinner powers Britain home to team sprint gold

2016 Rio Olympics - Cycling Track - Final - Men's Team Sprint Final Gold Race - Rio Olympic Velodrome - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 11/08/2016. Callum Skinner (GBR) of Great Britain, Jason Kenny (GBR) of Great Britain and Philip Hindes (GBR) of Great Britain celebrate after winning the race and setting a new Olympic record. Many congratulations!!

Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Chris Hoy of Great Britain celebrates the gold medal after defeating Jason Kenny of Great Britain in the Men's Sprint Finals in the track cycling event at the Laoshan Velodrome on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Chris Hoy of Great Britain celebrates the gold medal after defeating Jason Kenny of Great Britain in the Men's Sprint Finals in the track cycling event at the Laoshan Velodrome on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

#Rio2016 ~ Jason Kenny celebrating another gold.

Great Britain set new medals record for overseas Olympics

Callum Skinner, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes of Great Britain celebrate…

Team GB win Rio gold in dramatic team sprint final as Jason Kenny claims his fourth Olympic title

(L-R) Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals after setting a new world record in the Men's Team Sprint Track Cycling final

(L-R) Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals after setting a new world record in the Men's Team Sprint Track Cycling final

Great Britain set an Olympic record to win a third straight men's team sprint gold with a shock victory against world champions New Zealand.  Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny - who claimed his fourth Olympic gold - and Callum Skinner won in 42.440 seconds.

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain win third straight team sprint gold

Great Britain set an Olympic record to win a third straight men's team sprint gold with a shock victory against world champions New Zealand. Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny - who claimed his fourth Olympic gold - and Callum Skinner won in 42.440 seconds.

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