There was a first taste of Scottish gold in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome as para-cyclist Neil Fachie and pilot Craig MacLean won the 1,000 metres time trial B2 tandem.

Partially-sighted Fachie from Aberdeen and partner MacLean from Grantown-on-Spey were the last of five teams to go and, roared on by a capacity crowd including Hoy himself as well as comedian Billy Connolly, the pair powered to victory in one minute 2.096 seconds.

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The reaction from the Glaswegian crowd raised the roof of a venue that has become renowned for its ear-splitting crowds.

As the pair completed their lap of honour around the track, Fachie unfurled a Saltire and held it aloft - seemingly hoisting it in the direction of the man who leant the Velodrome his name, with Hoy clapping his approval from a television gantry.

Wales collected the bronze medal in the same event, with Matthew Ellis and pilot Ieuan Williams coming in almost two seconds after Australia's silver-medal winning duo Kieran Modra and Jason Niblett.

Northern Irish duo James Brown and Dave Readle, the latter combining his duties as a British Cycling psychologist, came in last.

Success for 30-year-old Fachie and 42-year-old MacLean follows the silver medal picked up by fellow Scots Aileen McGlynn and Louise Haston in the women's B tandem sprint on day one.