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Inspiring a generation

London 2012 - Kristina Vogel of Germany and SImona Krupeckaite of Lithuania blaze around the Olympic Velodrome and inspire upcoming cyclists with a photo finish race in women’s sprint quarterfinal action.
IOC/John Huet
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Jason Kenny adjusts helmet

London 2012 - Helmets for track cyclists protect the skull from falls and add an aerodynamic advantage at high speeds.
IOC/John Huet
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Kenny coasts in glory

London 2012 - Jason Kenny coasts his bicycle past appreciative fans as the Brit wins the gold medal in track cycling men’s sprint race.
IOC/John Huet
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Bauge zigs, Kenny zags

London 2012 - Gregory Bauge of France leads out Britain’s Jason Kenny as they manoeuvre for advantage in race one in the best-of-three men’s sprint track cycling gold medal race.
IOC/John Huet
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Hitting top speed

London 2012 - Guo Shuang of China and Cuba’s Lisandra Guerra Rodriguez on the run-in to the line in women’s sprint quarterfinal action. Guo wins this run and goes on to win the heat 2 to 3.
IOC/John Huet
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Kenny soaks up adulation

London 2012 - Great Britain’s Jason Kenny wins the gold medal in men’s sprint and soaks up the applause and adulation from the local crowd.
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