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2011 UCI Track World Championships

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Overview

(Wed) Day 1 Qualifying (Thu) Day 2 Qualifying (Fri) Day 3 Qualifying (Sat) Day 4 Qualifying (Sun) Day 5
No women's Team Pursuit Individual Pursuit Omnium 1 Omnium 4, 5
events Team Sprint Sprint Keirin
Day 1 Finals Day 2 Finals Day 3 Finals Day 4 Finals Day 5
500m TT Team Sprint Sprint 1/8 - 1/4 Sprint 1/2 & Final Omnium 4, 5
Points Race Team Pursuit Individual Pursuit Omnium 2, 3 Keirin
Scratch Race

      

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Day 2 Finals

Thursday 24th March

The Australians and the British dominate the Team Sprint and Team Pursuit respectively. 

Team Sprint

Backing up from their qualifying ride, the Anna Meares and Kaalre McCulloch, Australian 2010 World Champions became the 2011 champions too. The British pair, Vicki Pendleton and Jess Varnish had to settle for silver ahead of China's Shuang Guo and Jinjie Gong who dominated their Bronze medal ride against the French pair of Sandie Clair and Clara Sanchez. 

Result

Position Name Country Time Km/Hr
Gold Kaarle MCCULLOCH AUS 33.237 54.156
Anna MEARES AUS
Silver Victoria PENDLETON GBR 33.525 53.691
Jessica VARNISH GBR
Bronze Jinjie GONG CHN 33.586 53.593
Shuang Guo CHN
4 Sandie CLAIR FRA 33.731 53.363
Clara SANCHEZ FRA

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Team Pursuit

British regain world title with a dominating performance from the new team. 

A team, mixed with experience and youth, the British trio, Wendy Houvenaghel, Danielle King and Laura Trott showed grit and determination to regain the World Championship title away from the Australians. Silver medal went to the American world record holders. In the chase for bronze, New Zealand and Australia battled it out. The Australians started fast but faded in the later stages. New Zealand finished just ahead in a time of 3 minutes 24.065 seconds with the Australians .357 seconds behind.

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Position Name Country Time Km/Hr
Gold Laura TROTT GBR 03:23.419 53.092
Wendy HOUVENAGHEL GBR
Danielle KING GBR
Silver Sarah HAMMER USA 03:25.308 52.603
Dotsie BAUSCH USA
Jennie REED USA
Bronze Kaytee BOYD NZL 07:05.065 52.924
Jaime NIELSEN NZL
Alison SHANKS NZL
4 Amy CURE AUS 03:24.422 52.831
Katherine BATES AUS
Josephine TOMIC AUS

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