Anna Meares tops Victoria Pendleton
LONDON -- Anna Meares of Australia spoiled the British party at the London Velodrome by winning the Olympic gold medal in women's sprint with a 2-0 victory over Victoria Pendleton on Tuesday, settling for good a decade-long score with her bitter rival.
It was sweet revenge for Meares, who lost to the British rider in the final four years ago in Beijing. She denied Pendleton a third gold medal, which would have made her the most successful British female athlete at the Olympics.
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