Aussie Meares wins 500m time trial
ATHENS, Greece -- Complaints about the Olympic velodrome were piling high, with riders concerned that wind, dust and heat would slow down times.
Turns out, the fretting was unfounded.
Australia's Anna Meares set a world record and Britain's Chris Hoy followed with an Olympic-record ride in time trials during the first track cycling session Friday. Both gold medalists also won world titles earlier this year.
"I wasn't even looking at a world record, to tell you the
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