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Olympic Test Competition: Cycling ignites Olympic enthusiam

02-21-2012 16:05 BJT

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London's new velodromes was the site of an Olympic test event. And local sports fans can expect many accolades to occur at the venue this summer as the British cycling team claimed 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games. Peter Koveos has the story.

Cycling fans flocked to the Olympic venue the past three days, which ignited Olympic enthusiasm in London. The venue is the biggest ever boasting six-thousand seats surrounding the track. Fans seemed to view the test event as a real Olympic competition.

Great Britain's Sir Chris Hoy claimed medals in all three of his events at the test competition. With a strong display at the event, the four-time Olympic Champion has lofty expectations for the London Games.

10 Gold medals will be up for grabs in the cycling at the London Olympics in July.

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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