Team GB cyclist Ethan Hayter swears live on BBC after winning Olympic silver medal leaving team-mate in stitches

TEAM GB cyclist Ethan Hayter left teammate Matthew Walls in stitches after accidentally swearing live on the BBC.

The British duo scooped a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics following a stunning finish to leapfrog France in a thrilling Madison.


And Hayter understandably couldn't contain his excitement after holding the bronze medal position for much of the 200-lap race.

The 22-year-old dropped the f-bomb live on BBC in his post-race interview before quickly correcting himself as Walles cracked up laughing.

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He said: "We sat out on the front to try and get a bit of a head start in the early sprints.

"But my legs started to go first, in the f**king, I mean flipping, first 100 laps or so were so hard.

"I started to suffer, then Matt started to suffer. But then we had a good run and finished with a flourish to almost win."

Hayter's hilarious slip delighted social media, with one tweeting: "Hahaha- good save… no let's check it with VAR. Swear Confirmed."

Another said: "I'm amazed that doesn't happen more often. He's so exhausted it must be an effort to string a sentence together."

A third added: "It was the “oh ….flipping” that made me laugh."

Hayter and Wales finished level on 40 points with French duo Benjamin Thomas and Donavan Grondin.

The Team GB stars finished ahead of France by irtue of winning the final sprint.

Hayter and Wales ultimately ended up three points shy of Dane's Lasse Norman Hansen and Michael Morkov for the gold medal.

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