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World track cycling photos - day one

Edyta Jasinska of Poland falls

Edyta Jasinska of Poland is an early faller in qualifying for the women's individual pursuit

Krupeckaite and Pendleton

Lithuania's Simona Krupeckaite is in tears after setting a new 500m time trial world record, while GB's Victoria Pendleton is happy to secure bronze

Meyer leads the points race pack

Australian Cameron Meyer overhauls mid-race leader Chris Newton to take gold in the points race

Newton in points race action

Olympic bronze medallist Newton admitted he had a tough time controlling the points race as he had to settle for third again

Wendy Houvenaghel

Olympic silver medallist Wendy Houvenaghel qualifies fastest in the individual pursuit but falls behind New Zealander Alison Shanks in the final

Houvenaghel, Shanks and Sereikaite

Houvenaghel celebrates her first World Championships individual medal on the podium with Shanks and Lithuania's Vilija Sereikaite

Staff, Kenny and Crampton

Great Britain's team sprint trio of Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny and Matt Crampton - in for the injured Chris Hoy - can't quite keep up with France in their final

Crampton, Kenny and Staff

Crampton, Kenny and Staff are disappointed but philosophical about falling to the defending team sprint champions

Mark Cavendish in training

Mark Cavendish, who made a surprise return from road racing to compete in Pruszkow, gets some training time before Thursday's scratch race

Lizzie Armitstead

Britain's Lizzie Armitstead - in contention for three golds in her first World Championships - poses for photos after training



see also
World track cycling guide
24 Mar 09 |  Cycling
Chris Hoy's track bike guide
02 Oct 08 |  Get Involved
Cycling on the BBC
04 Nov 08 |  Cycling


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