Cycling Australia has named a 20-rider squad for next month's London Track World Championships with a mix of experience and youth it hopes will deliver gold medal success. There are 12 riders with world titles to their name in the squad, including Anna Meares, Annette Edmondson, and Michael Hepburn and Cameron Meyer who will make their return to the track having focused on the...
Meares wins sixth Australian keirin title, secures Champion of Champions trophy - Women's News Shorts
Meares earns sixth Australian keirin title, secures Champion of Champions trophy Anna Meares capped off the Australian Track Championships with a victory in the keirin on Sunday in Adelaide. It was her third title win of the weekend after securing the gold medal in the individual and team pursuits. “I’m really pleased, really happy,” Meares said in a press release. “As...
Australia finished the second round of the Cambridge Track World Cup standings as the top nation as Matthew Glaetzer added another gold medal to the tally in the men's sprint while Annette Edmondson and Anna Meares claimed silver in the omnium and keirin, and Glen O'Shea bronze in the men's omnium. Nine medals in total saw Australia finish clear on top having also claimed gold...
Meares aiming high for record-breaking Rio Olympics An appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games would already be a record-breaking achievement by Anna Meares, who would become the first Australian female cyclist to contest four Olympics. The 32-year-old, however, is aiming for her third Olympic gold medal to add her to her 2004 500-metre time trial and 2012 sprint successes. ...
AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) Olympic gold medalists Marianne Vos and Anna Meares have been elected to the revived International Cycling Union athletes' commission. The UCI says the athlete panel's leader will join its policy-making management committee. The 13-member athletes group, elected by all disciplines, will appoint a president when it first meets in about three months. UCI President...
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SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France - Sprint great Anna Meares became the most successful female track cyclist in history with 11 world titles after claiming the gold medal in keirin at the track cycling world championships on Sunday. The 31-year-old double Olympic champion added a 26th medal to her impressive collection on the final day of competition at the Velodrome National as...
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February 22, 2015 | Discuss
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