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Britain Dominates Cycling

From the Associated Press:

Britain won three gold medals in track cycling on Wednesday in the Paralympic Games, solidifying its spot behind leader China in the medal standings.
China leads the medal table with 24 gold and 77 overall. Britain has 21 gold and 43 overall, followed by the United States with 15 and 34.
Britain has earned 12 gold medals in cycling, the most of any team. Sarah Storey of Britain won the individual pursuit cycling race for her disability class and American Barbara Buchan won in her class.
Britain's Anthony Kappes, Barney Storey and Ben Demery won the sprint final, and Darren Kenny, Mark Bristow and Jody Cundy took the team sprint.
Of the 12 medal events in swimming, Russia, Britain and the United States each won two gold medals. The other golds went to South Africa, New Zealand, Greece, Ukraine, Canada and Australia.

By Tracee Hamilton  |  September 10, 2008; 3:18 PM ET
Categories:  Paralympics  
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