After a dramatic final of the Men’s Keirin on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Jason Kenny equalled Sir Chris Hoy’s haul of six gold medals, meaning he has tied his former teammate as Great Britain’s most successful Olympian of all time.

Despite being one of the best cyclists in history, Kenny has never been as well known as Hoy, but that is surely about to change.

We’ve taken a look back at his life in pictures:

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