News Day 4@Track Cycling World Championships
AUSTRALIA SHOOTS TO THE TOP OF THE MEDAL TABLEAustralia is top of the medal table after winning three golds on day four at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne.Anna Meares defended her world keirin title as the crowd lifted the roof off Hisense Arena in supporting the Australian on Saturday night.
Cameron Meyer staged a very late dash to secure his third world points title.
Michael Hepburn defeated world record holder Jack Bobridge for an Australian one-two in the Men's Individual Pursuit.
Frenchman Gregory Bauge won his third Individual Men's Sprint title and placed a marker for the Olympic crown later this year, while Great Britain's Laura Trott will be a marked rider for the women's omnium in London after success in Melbourne.
BAUGE RECLAIMSSPRINT CROWN
Frenchman Gregory Bauge is the men's sprint king on the boards after winning his third individual sprint title on Saturday. Bauge defeated defending champion Jason Kenny 2-0 in the final at Hisense Arena.
Reigning Olympic champion Chris Hoy from Great Britain beat Australia's Shane Perkins two-nil for the bronze medal.
MAGICAL MEARES WINS KEIRIN TITLE
Anna Meares lifted the roof at Melbourne's Hisense Arena after the Australian defended her keirin title at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships on Saturday.
Meares was fourth wheel at the bell lap of eight but used her power on the outside to hit the front 50 metres from the finish.