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British Pendleton wins women´s sprint cycling Olympic gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-19-2008 20:20

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Victoria Pendleton of Britain won the women's sprint cycling gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Tuesday.

Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain celebrates with the national flag after winning in the Women's Sprint Finals of the cycling-track event during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing, China, Aug. 19, 2008. Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Gaesang Dawa)
Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain celebrates with the national 
flag after winning in the Women's Sprint Finals of the cycling-
track event during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Laoshan 
Velodrome in Beijing, China, Aug. 19, 2008. Victoria Pendleton of 
Great Britain won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Gaesang Dawa)

Australian Anna Meares finished second and Chinese Guo Shuang got the bronze.