SIR Chris Hoy is desperate to defend his three Olympic gold medals at London 2012, but admits individual sprint uncertainty is driving him to new heights as he prepares for next month's Olympic Games.
Due to a change in UCI rules after the Beijing Olympics in 2008, only one representative from each country can contest the sprint.
And with huge pressure coming from team-mate Jason Kenny – Hoy is currently no clearer on his London 2012 schedule.
Hoy, whose place looks assured in the team sprint and keirin, wants an unprecedented treble once more in London.
However, the selectors now seem intent to make an 11th-hour decision, meaning an anxious wait for Hoy and Kenny.
The Bank of Scotland ambassador said: "It is not about your own ambitions at this stage, the coaches will put in the best placed person to go out there and try and win the gold medal.
"I'd love to defend all three titles, but there's no knock-on effect if I'm not picked for the individual sprint as I'll have the team sprint and then on to the Keirin.
"In some ways it's tough, and in some ways it's great as we're all pushing each other on right on to the line."
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