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Britain wins team pursuit in cycling, sets another world record

Updated: August 18, 2008, 6:54 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Britain won the men's team pursuit gold medal at the Laoshan Velodrome, knocking nearly two seconds off the world record it set a day earlier.

The team of Ed Clancy, Paul Manning, Geraint Thomas and individual pursuit gold-medalist Bradley Wiggins finished the 4,000 meters in 3 minutes, 53.314 seconds Monday, beating silver-medalist Denmark in the final.

New Zealand beat archrival Australia to take the bronze medal.

Britain has now won 12 gold medals in Beijing, the ...

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