Australia tops medal count at Para-Cycling Worlds

Australia's AWD (Athlete's with a Disability) cyclists have wrapped up their track campaign at the UCI Para-Cycling World Championships in Bordeaux with an impressive seven gold, five silver and seven bronze medals for a tally of 19, the most of any nation. Great Britain topped the medal table with nine gold, one silver and 1 bronze for a total of 11 medals.

On the final day of track racing South Australian Angela Fleming produced a world record time in her win the LC2/CP4 women's 3km pursuit. It was clear the 39 year-old was in form when she slashed six seconds off her personal best to post the fastest qualifying time in the event she hasn't raced since 2005. Then in the final against American Jennifer Schuble, Fleming posted another world record in her gold medal ride, bringing the new mark to 4:12.851, half a second faster than that set by China's Ji Rong Wang at last year's Championships.

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