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Geraint Thomas | 07:17 UK time, Thursday, 5 April 2012

My world champion's rainbow jersey is hanging up alongside Ed Clancy's above the beds in our Melbourne hotel room.

We are the team pursuit world champions and world record-holders again. We never thought we would go that fast here, but that could not have gone any better.

This is a massive result for us as a team. It's been a long while since we last won at the World Championships; the Aussies have had the better of us for the last few years. Even though this year is all about the Olympics and this is just a stepping-stone towards that, it's still great to have come here and won.

We now have a strategy that means it will always be touch-and-go whether we can hold it together or not for the full duration of the race. We are definitely on the edge, every time. As you saw, we came off the pace a lot in our last lap but we learnt a lot from that.

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