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Aussie cycling team smash world record

Aussie cycling team smash world record

Sam Welsford, Leigh Howard, Alex Porter and Kelland O'Brien made up the Aussie team.

Roared on by a capacity crowd at the Anna Meares Velodrome in Brisbane, the Australians romped home against England in the men's 4,000m team pursuit final in a record-breaking 3mins 49.804sec, beating the 3:50.265 set by Britain at Rio.

So far, Australia is leading the overall medals tally with 15 medals, but it is one behind England on gold medals with five against six.

Those representing Wearside at the Commonwealth Games continue their medal pursuits.

Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final - Optus Aquatic Centre - Gold Coast, Australia - April 5, 2018.

"I think change is always going to cause some criticism but I think he's the sort of guy who's happy to take the blame, whether it's his fault or not and that' what a true leader does". I was still a bit soft and slow in that first 200.

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"I've raced against Hannah in every meet and I've been second every time", Willmott told reporters.

"Obviously it was painful but I wanted to make sure I was comfortably winning.it was my fastest ever 150m split and then I knew, with respect, that the rest was over".

Campbell's path back to the winners' circle began on Thursday when she anchored the Australian 4x100m freestyle relay team to a world record.

The team of Shayna Jack, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell lowered the previous world record of 3:30.65 set by Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Cate Campbell (24.24 seconds) was quickest, followed by Jack (24.50) and Bronte Campbell (24.87).


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