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Germany names seven to Olympic track team

Olaf Pollack took the stage in the Bayern-Rundfahrt on the same day his participation in the Olympics was confirmed.

Olaf Pollack took the stage in the Bayern-Rundfahrt on the same day his participation in the Olympics was confirmed. (Image credit: Florian & Susanne Schaaf)

Germany has announced its track team for the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Olaf Pollack, who won a silver in the Madison in this year's World Championships, is one of seven riders nominated. The German women did not qualify for the games. The mountain bike team will be named in June, and the road and MX riders in July.

The team has two riders for the endurance disciplines, Pollack and Roger Kluge. Five riders were named for the sprint events: Carsten Bergemann, Rene Enders, Robert Förstemann, Maximilian Levy and Stefan Nimke.

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