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Women’s sprint for 5th through 8th

London 2012 - The second tier of sprint racers compete in a four-up format to earn fifth through eighth place in the women’s sprint, while the top four race head to head to advance to gold. In order of finish riders shown are Simona Krupeckaite of Lithuania, Lisandra Guerra Rodriguez of Cuba, Ukraine’s Lyubov Shulika and Olga Panarina of Belarus.
IOC/John Huet
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Watching for the pounce

London 2012 - Jason Kenny keeps watch on Gregory Bauge to determine when the Frenchman will begin his explosive sprint. Kenny wins the heat and the gold medal in front of a supportive British audience in the Olympic Velodrome.
IOC/John Huet
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Sir Hoy finishes for gold

London 2012 - After the pace bike pulls off, Sir Chris Hoy revs up to win an exciting gold medal race in the men’s keirin.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Watching and waiting

London 2012 - Kristina Vogel of Germany watches and waits for her sprint competitor to make her move. The rider in first position is at a disadvantage to the surprise attacks from behind.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Holding omnium gold

London 2012 - A top result in the time trial even allowed Great Britain’s Laura Trott to score enough point to surpass USA’s Sarah Hammer to win gold in the women’s omnium. Here Trott celebrates with her medal.
IOC/Jason Evans
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Cheers for Meares

London 2012 - Anna Meares of Australia receives love from the crowd after winning gold in track cycling women’s sprint.
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