Source: Xinhua

08-17-2008 17:47

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Rebecca Romero of Britain won the women's individual pursuit gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Sunday.

Rebecca Remero of Great Britain celebrates after winning in the Women’s Individual Pursuit Finals of the cycling-track event during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Rebecca Remero won the gold medal. (Xinhua Photo)
Rebecca Remero of Great Britain celebrates after 
winning in the Women’s Individual Pursuit Finals 
of the cycling-track event during the Beijing 2008 
Olympic Games at the Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing, 
China, Aug. 17, 2008. Rebecca Remero won the gold 
medal. (Xinhua Photo)

Romero clocked in 3:28.321 to stand atop the podium, beating fellow Briton Wendy Houvenaghel to second in 3:30.395 and Lesya Kalitovska of Ukraine won the bronze in 3:31.413.