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World Track Championships - CM

Melbourne, Australia, May 26-30, 2004

Event program and results    Qualifying    First Round    Finals

Men's 4000m Team Pursuit

On Friday, May 28, the men's team pursuit qualifiers saw a clutch of strong rides, not least from the host nation. Click here for results.

The on the afternoon session on Saturday, the first round saw the favourites up the stakes a little and they took seconds off their qualifying times - again, a battle of Commonwealth countries for the gold medal.

If you can tear your eyes away from the power and coordination on display on the track, one of the most fascinating pastimes when Team Australia are racing is Maccawatching - observing Australian coach Ian 'Macca' McKenzie as he signals to his boys. The crowd shook the roof of Vodafone Arena in a tense showdown between Britain and Australia and it was neck and neck till coach Macca gave the open-arms signal to the team to let it all go. Did they succeed, or did Britain take a long sought-after team pursuit rainbow? Click here to find out.