The GB quartet of Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker and Katie Archibald recorded a time of four minutes, 10.236 seconds to break their own record set during the heats.
Trott becomes the first British female athlete to win three gold medals, while Rowsell-Shand claims her second, with both riders having won the same event at London 2012.
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"It was phenomenal, the Americans did not produce a bad ride," six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy said on BBC Sport.
"It is so great to see the celebrations. So much work has gone into this and it is great to see the hard work paying off."

Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker

Image credit: AFP

Earlier, Canada won the bronze-medal duel after overwhelming New Zealand by just under four seconds.
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