Great Britain outclass USA for first gold

Great Britain claimed their first gold medal of the championships, with a dominant start-to-finish performance over the world record holders in the women's team pursuit.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Great Britain0:03:23.419
Row 1 - Cell 0 Laura TrottRow 1 - Cell 2
Row 2 - Cell 0 Wendy HouvenaghelRow 2 - Cell 2
Row 3 - Cell 0 Danielle KingRow 3 - Cell 2
2United States Of America0:03:25.308
Row 5 - Cell 0 Sarah HammerRow 5 - Cell 2
Row 6 - Cell 0 Dotsie BauschRow 6 - Cell 2
Row 7 - Cell 0 Jennie ReedRow 7 - Cell 2
3New Zealand0:03:24.065
Row 9 - Cell 0 Kaytee BoydRow 9 - Cell 2
Row 10 - Cell 0 Jaime NielsenRow 10 - Cell 2
Row 11 - Cell 0 Alison ShanksRow 11 - Cell 2
4Australia0:03:24.422
Row 13 - Cell 0 Amy CureRow 13 - Cell 2
Row 14 - Cell 0 Katherine BatesRow 14 - Cell 2
Row 15 - Cell 0 Josephine TomicRow 15 - Cell 2
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Great Britain0:03:23.642
Row 1 - Cell 0 Laura TrottRow 1 - Cell 2
Row 2 - Cell 0 Wendy HouvenaghelRow 2 - Cell 2
Row 3 - Cell 0 Danielle KingRow 3 - Cell 2
2United States Of America0:03:23.965
Row 5 - Cell 0 Sarah HammerRow 5 - Cell 2
Row 6 - Cell 0 Dotsie BauschRow 6 - Cell 2
Row 7 - Cell 0 Jennie ReedRow 7 - Cell 2
3New Zealand0:03:24.701
Row 9 - Cell 0 Kaytee BoydRow 9 - Cell 2
Row 10 - Cell 0 Jaime NielsenRow 10 - Cell 2
Row 11 - Cell 0 Alison ShanksRow 11 - Cell 2
4Australia0:03:25.253
Row 13 - Cell 0 Amy CureRow 13 - Cell 2
Row 14 - Cell 0 Katherine BatesRow 14 - Cell 2
Row 15 - Cell 0 Josephine TomicRow 15 - Cell 2
5Netherlands0:03:26.092
Row 17 - Cell 0 Kirsten WildRow 17 - Cell 2
Row 18 - Cell 0 Vera KoedooderRow 18 - Cell 2
Row 19 - Cell 0 Ellen Van DijkRow 19 - Cell 2
6Canada0:03:27.255
Row 21 - Cell 0 Tara WhittenRow 21 - Cell 2
Row 22 - Cell 0 Laura BrownRow 22 - Cell 2
Row 23 - Cell 0 Clara HughesRow 23 - Cell 2
7Germany0:03:27.623
Row 25 - Cell 0 Lisa BrennauerRow 25 - Cell 2
Row 26 - Cell 0 Charlotte BeckerRow 26 - Cell 2
Row 27 - Cell 0 Madeleine SandigRow 27 - Cell 2
8Ukraine0:03:27.756
Row 29 - Cell 0 Svitlana GalyukRow 29 - Cell 2
Row 30 - Cell 0 Lesya KalitovskaRow 30 - Cell 2
Row 31 - Cell 0 Anna SoloveyRow 31 - Cell 2
9People's Republic of China0:03:30.441
Row 33 - Cell 0 Fan JiangRow 33 - Cell 2
Row 34 - Cell 0 Wenwen JiangRow 34 - Cell 2
Row 35 - Cell 0 Jing LiangRow 35 - Cell 2
10Belgium0:03:30.519
Row 37 - Cell 0 Jolien D'HooreRow 37 - Cell 2
Row 38 - Cell 0 Els BelmansRow 38 - Cell 2
Row 39 - Cell 0 Jessie DaamsRow 39 - Cell 2
11Russian Federation0:03:30.650
Row 41 - Cell 0 Evgenya RomanyutaRow 41 - Cell 2
Row 42 - Cell 0 Verena AbsalyamovaRow 42 - Cell 2
Row 43 - Cell 0 Anastasia ChulkovaRow 43 - Cell 2
12Belarus0:03:31.229
Row 45 - Cell 0 Tatsiana SharakovaRow 45 - Cell 2
Row 46 - Cell 0 Alena DylkoRow 46 - Cell 2
Row 47 - Cell 0 Aksana PapkoRow 47 - Cell 2
13Lithuania0:03:31.851
Row 49 - Cell 0 Vilija SereikaiteRow 49 - Cell 2
Row 50 - Cell 0 Vaida PikauskaiteRow 50 - Cell 2
Row 51 - Cell 0 Ausrine TrebaiteRow 51 - Cell 2
14Poland0:03:33.311
Row 53 - Cell 0 Malgorzata WojtyraRow 53 - Cell 2
Row 54 - Cell 0 Edyta JasinskaRow 54 - Cell 2
Row 55 - Cell 0 Katarzyna PawlowskaRow 55 - Cell 2
15Italy0:03:40.434
Row 57 - Cell 0 Monia BaccailleRow 57 - Cell 2
Row 58 - Cell 0 Annalisa CucinottaRow 58 - Cell 2
Row 59 - Cell 0 Tatiana GuderzoRow 59 - Cell 2
16Hong Kong, China0:03:49.438
Row 61 - Cell 0 Xiao Juan DiaoRow 61 - Cell 2
Row 62 - Cell 0 Zhao Juan MengRow 62 - Cell 2
Row 63 - Cell 0 Wan Yiu Jamie WongRow 63 - Cell 2

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As a sports journalist and producer since 1997, Jane has covered Olympic and Commonwealth Games, rugby league, motorsport, cricket, surfing, triathlon, rugby union, and golf for print, radio, television and online. However her enduring passion has been cycling.

 

Jane is a former Australian Editor of Cyclingnews from 2011 to 2013 and continues to freelance within the cycling industry.