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BRITAIN continued their dominance of the track events by adding two golds, two silver and a bronze to their impressive victory in the menCOs team sprint.Bradley Wiggins defended his 2004 crown when he won the individual pursuit, leaving New ZealandCOs Hayden Roulston with silver.ScotlandCOs Chris Hoy, the reigning kilometre champion, then confirmed he truly is the king of the keirin when he dominated a six-man field to claim his second gold of the Games and the third of his career.Fellow Scot Ross Edgar claimed silver, with Chris Newton taking bronze behind German silver medallist Roger Kluge as SpainCOs Joan Llaneras reclaimed the points race crown he won in 2000.Britain will take two more medals when Rebecca Romero and Wendy Houvenaghel face off in the final of the womenCOs individual pursuit today.

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Publication:7 Days (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Aug 17, 2008
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