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Shane celebrates

London 2012 - Hands high, Shane Perkins of Australia celebrates his bronze medal win over Nijsane Nicholas Phillip of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Elimination racers storm the velodrome

London 2012 - The elimination race, part of the women’s omnium, challenges riders not be caught as the last one to cross the line every other lap. One by one riders are removed from the race until the winner remains. Points are awarded toward the omnium overall score.
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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.
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