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Irish eyes are smiling across the Tasman Sea

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Glenn O'Shea (Australia) is riding the Omnium.

Glenn O'Shea (Australia) is riding the Omnium.
(Image credit: Mark Gunter)
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Team Autralia's Luke Davison (2-L), Glenn O'shea (1-L), Alexander Edmondson (C), Mitchell Mulhern (1-R) and Miles Scotson (2-R) pose after winning the gold medal during the Men's Team Pursuit

Team Autralia's Luke Davison (2-L), Glenn O'shea (1-L), Alexander Edmondson (C), Mitchell Mulhern (1-R) and Miles Scotson (2-R) pose after winning the gold medal during the Men's Team Pursuit
(Image credit: AFP Photo)
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Australia's Glen O'Shea round the turn in the omnium pursuit

Australia's Glen O'Shea round the turn in the omnium pursuit
(Image credit: Gerry McManus)
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The men's points race podium. Jack Bobridge, Glen O'Shea and Trent Derecourt

The men's points race podium. Jack Bobridge, Glen O'Shea and Trent Derecourt
(Image credit: Cycling Australia)

There was no hoisting of a pint of Guinness on St Patrick's Day for team pursuit world track champion and 2012 Olympic silver medallist Glenn O'Shea today. The Australia-born 24-year-old may have Irish roots, but O'Shea is too busy training in Adelaide and preparing for his trip to Europe in April to rejoin his Belgium-based Irish Continental cycling team An Post Chain Reaction to celebrate.