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...
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February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Australia finish on top of Cambridge Track World Cup standings

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...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Australia names Cali Track World Cup team

Australia has named its 15-rider squad for the first round of the 2015-16 UCI Track World Cup to take place in Cali, Colombia at the end of this month. Oceania Championship gold medallist's Anna Meares, Stephanie Morton, Matthew Glaetzer and Sam Welsford have all been named in the team. Kaarle McCulloch, who claimed three golds at the Oceanias, will miss the Colombian meet. Meares...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

News shorts: Meares aiming high for record-breaking Rio Olympics

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. ...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic champs Vos, Meares elected to UCI athletes group

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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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Meares sets record, Edmondson wins 2nd gold at championships

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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