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2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships - CM, Great Britain, March 26-30, 2008

Day 2 - March 27: Men's team pursuit, sprint; Women's individual pursuit, team sprint

Josiah Ng (Malaysia)
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Ng clocked a 10.352
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Josiah Ng represents Malaysia
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Bradley Wiggins leads the Great Britain team
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Ed Clancy, Bradley Wiggins, Paul Manning and Geraint Thomas
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Bradley Wiggins leads the
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Robert Bartko, Daniel Becke, Henning Bommel and Patrick Gretsch
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Sam Bewley, Westley Gough, Hayden Roulston and Marc Ryan
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Great Britain's men's team pursuit squad show
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A rider swaps off as the Great Britain
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The British team celebrate its Men's team pursuit
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Great Britain's Edward Clancy, Bradley Wiggins,
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Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton put down
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Pendleton and Reade looked in danger at one point
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As happy as Vicky: Pendleton was
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Pendleton is in fine form heading
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On top of the world: Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton
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Sarah Hammer (United States Of America) wasn't able
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain)
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) is clearly
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) celebrates with
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Roberto Chiappa (Italy) celebrates his
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Italian Roberto Chiappa did The Macarena
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Jason Kenny (Great Britain) wasn't able to beat
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MickaŰl Bourgain (France) won his quarter final men's sprint heat
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Theo Bos (Netherlands) gave his all in the men's sprint
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Roberto Chiappa (Italy) was so confident
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Roberto Chiappa (Italy) digs deep
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Theo Bos (Netherlands) had every reason to look over his shoulder,
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Chris Hoy (Great Britain) showed defending champion
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Tatiana Guderzo (Italy)
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Elenora Van Dijk (Netherlands) catches
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Olga Slyusareva (Russia)
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Yelizaveta Bochkarova (Ukraine)
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The starting effort from
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Lada Kozlikova (Czech Republic) looks controlled
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World Cup Champion, Vilija Sereikaite (Lithuania),
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Verena Joos (Germany) finished 10th.
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Lesya Kalitovska (Ukraine) is escorted
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Alison Shanks (New Zealand), mid race.
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Maria Luisa Calle Williams (Colombia)
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Wendy Houvenaghel (Great Britain) will ride off for bronze
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Andy Sparks encourages
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) during her
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Eleonora Van Dijk (Netherlands) was fifth
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Min Hye Lee (Korea) up close
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Karin Thurig (SUI)
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Katie Mactier (Australia)
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Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)
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Svetlana Paulikaite (Lithuania)
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Tara Whitten (CAN) waits to start.
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Whitten's starting effort.
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Maria Luisa Calle Williams (Colombia).
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Wendy Houvenaghel (Great Britain) gives everything
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) qualified fastest
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Franšois Pervis (France) comes around Mark French (Australia)
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Chris Hoy (Great Britain) was in the mood
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Shane Perkins of Australia and Kazunari Watanabe of Japan
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Roberto Chiappa (Italy) is always
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Roberto Chiappa (Italy) and Ross Edgar (Great Britain)
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Roberto Chiappa (Italy) shows KÚvin Sireau (France)
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Ryan Bayley (Australia) tries to hold
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Maximilian Levy (Germany)crossed the line ahead
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The repechage saw KÚvin Sireau (France) and Franšois Pervis (France)
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The Italian women's sprint team.
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The Chinese women's sprint team
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Germany's women's sprint duo
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The French women's sprint
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Britain's victoriuous women's sprint team,
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Theo Bos (Netherlands)
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Two French sprinters: Gregory Bauge (France) pins KÚvin Sireau (France) high
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Gregory Bauge (France) and KÚvin Sireau (France) get serious
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Mickael Bourgain (France) shows Jason Kenny (Great Britain)
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Theo Bos (Netherlands) and Chris Hoy (Great Britain)
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The GB team pursuit squad
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) savours her win;
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) with her first
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Romero with Sarah Hammer (USA) and Katie Mactier (Australia)
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Victoria Pendleton and Shanaze Reade (Great Britain)
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Victoria Pendleton and Shanaze Reade (Great Britain) had plenty
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The full podium for the women's team sprint,
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The two German riders were pleased
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Victoria Pendleton and Shanaze Reade (Great Britain) posed happily
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Emotion: Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) realises that she
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Emotion: Sarah Hammer (USA)
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The Australians during the qualifying.
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The Aussies did enough
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The Australians looked good
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Brad McGee is leading
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Australia clocked a time
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But they could not
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The Manchester velodrome
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New Zealand managed to get
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The Kiwis will face
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The New Zealanders were slightly faster
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White helmet to go
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Every rider uses
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Denmark was on fire.
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The Danish team recorded
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They even beat the host
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We are red, we are white
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The effort shows on this rider.
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Denmark celebrated
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And for that they will face Great Britain
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The all-white British team.
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Their switch-offs were perfect.
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The shoe covers looked fast
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It's essential to get back
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Great Britain is the defending champion.
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The fast team
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Another perfectly executed
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The British team
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And their out-worldly speed
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Sarah Hammer (USA) was quick in the pursuit
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Rebecca Romero from the host nation
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The Korean team started the qualifying rounds
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Colombia was next up, finishing in a time of 4:09:96
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Focusing before the off: the French team
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The French team in action...
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...and getting the split time information.
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Spain finished seventh, in a time of 4:05:138
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The Russian squad clinched fifth spot
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The Netherlands had to settle for eighth
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Bradley McGee leads the Australian squad
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The German team
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New Zealand took third place in qualifying,
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The Danish team took the start looking determined
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The Ukranian team
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A tightly knit quartet:
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Tara Whitten (Canada) in action
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Colombian rider Maria Luisa Calle Williams
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Another particularly cheezy design
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Katie Mactier (Australia) accelerates on to her first lap
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Wendy Houvenaghel (Great Britain)
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Rebecca Romero (Great Britain) salutes the crowd
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Roberto Chiappa was kept under close observation
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The British Men's 4000 metres Team Pursuit team
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Dana Gl÷ss and Miriam Welte (Germany)
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Great Britain's Rebecca Romero took gold
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The medal tally for Great Britain
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Ryan Bayley (Australia) and Theo Bos (Netherlands)
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Breathe the pressure: Chris Hoy (Great Britain) composes himself
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Chris Hoy (Great Britain) overcame Theo Bos (Netherlands)
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There were several paracycling events included
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Russ White in action
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