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500m TT- Anna Meares back to top form

Race Writeup

The top sprinters in the world assembled in Manchester for the first round of the World Cup track. 

Anna Meares scored an emphatic win in the 500 metre time trial at the opening round of the UCI Track World Cup in Manchester 

Meares, the former world record holder and silver medallist at this year World Championships, posted a time of 33.632sec, two tenths faster than second placed Victoria Pendleton (GBR - Sky+HD) who clocked 33.838sec with Dutch rider Willy Kanis third in 33.984sec. Reigning World Champion and record holder, Simona Krupeckaite (LTU) couldn't get under 34 seconds and finished in fourth place.

 

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Post Race Comments

Anna Meares (AUS) was pleased to be back racing internationally,  "Itís nice to get a good ride as itís been a while since Iíve raced internationally," said Meares whose last international outing was the Beijing Olympic Games where she claimed silver in the sprint. "Iím really happy and the more this tournament has moved on the more comfortable Iíve been getting."

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Results  

Position Name Country/Team 250m Time Speed
1 MEARES Anna AUS 19.026 (1) 33.632 53.52
2 PENDLETON Victoria SKY 19.155 (3) 33.838 53.194
3 KANIS Willy NED 19.135 (2) 33.984 52.966
4 KRUPECKAITE Simona LTU 19.374 (6) 34.066 52.838
5 PANARINA Olga BLR 19.328 (5) 34.28 52.508
6 GONG Jinjie CHN 19.157 (4) 34.302 52.475
7 WELTE Miriam GER 19.449 (7) 34.359 52.388
8 LEE Wai Sze HKG 19.656 (8) 34.844 51.658
9 CUEFF Virginie FRA 19.914 (9) 35.191 51.149
10 FRISONI Elisa FFA 20.181 (10) 35.506 50.695
11 DABROWSKA Renata POL 20.257 (12) 35.66 50.476
12 CASAS ROIGE Helena CAT 20.255 (11) 35.77 50.321
13 BARANOVA Victoria RUS 20.343 (13) 35.827 50.241
14 KOUTSONIKOLI Angeliki GRE 20.642 (14) 36.865 48.826
15 MUSTAPA Fatehah MAS 20.871 (15) 36.942 48.725
16 RIBEIRO Sumaia BRA 21.371 (17) 37.381 48.152
17 PAGOLA ALVAREZ Ainhoa FGN 21.129 (16) 37.434 48.084
18 CIZGIN Pelin AUT 21.589 (18) 37.854 47.551
19 TINAJERO COBOS Estefany Marisol MEX 21.733 (19) 39.012 46.139

World Cup Standings

Position Name Country/Team Manchester Total
1 MEARES Anna AUS 12 12
2 PENDLETON Victoria SKY 10 10
3 KANIS Willy NED 8 8
4 KRUPECKAITE Simona LTU 7 7
5 PANARINA Olga BLR 6 6
6 GONG Jinjie CHN 5 5
7 WELTE Miriam GER 4 4
8 LEE Wai Sze HKG 3 3
9 CUEFF Virginie FRA 2 2
10 FRISONI Elisa FFA 1 1

 

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