sport news ED CLANCY: Olympic gold medallist Matt Walls has nerves of STEEL and reminds me ...

sport news ED CLANCY: Olympic gold medallist Matt Walls has nerves of STEEL and reminds me ...
sport news ED CLANCY: Olympic gold medallist Matt Walls has nerves of STEEL and reminds me ...
ED CLANCY: Britain's new cycling hero Matt Walls is a quiet lad who loves watching Love Island and playing Call of Duty - but he has nerves of STEEL on the track... his gold medal in the omnium was the most dominant performance I've EVER seen Matt Walls looks like a superstar in the making after his gold in the omnium  He grabbed the bull by the horns and had more or less won it with 80 laps left The Team GB coaches and riders will be lifted by what Walls did on Thursday  Walls doesn't get the credit he deserves and reminds me of Mark Cavendish

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Matt Walls has been our most successful male endurance rider for the last year or two.

I thought he might be our best bet for a medal and so it has proved. I do not think I have seen a more dominant performance in an omnium.

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So often these days, this format goes down to the last sprint, but he had it pretty much won with 80 laps to go.

Matt Walls delivered Great Britain's first title in the velodrome of these Games on Thursday

Matt Walls delivered Great Britain's first title in the velodrome of these Games on Thursday

I don’t know if he has ultimate confidence or nerves of steel, but it is so unusual for someone who is in the lead going into the points race to just grab the bull by the horns like he did.

Everyone was in disbelief when he went for that lap take at the start, but he had the legs and made

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