Four golds for top cyclist Victoria

PUBLISHED: 12:01 12 October 2006 | UPDATED: 11:00 06 May 2010

SHEER CLASS: Victoria Pendleton with her Commonwealth gold medal.

SHEER CLASS: Victoria Pendleton with her Commonwealth gold medal.

WORLD class cyclist Victoria Pendleton dominated the British Track Cycling Championships at the Manchester Velodrome last week, and won four gold medals. The 26-year-old rider from Stotfold blasted her way to her fifth successive 500m Time Trial title on

WORLD class cyclist Victoria Pendleton dominated the British Track Cycling Championships at the Manchester Velodrome last week, and won four gold medals.

The 26-year-old rider from Stotfold blasted her way to her fifth successive 500m Time Trial title on the first day of the competition with a championship best time of 34.621 seconds.

This was initially announced as a new national record but everyone, including Victoria herself, seemed to have forgotten her 34.614 earlier in the year at the World Championships.

Pendleton then won Gold in a highly aggressive and entertaining Women's Scratch Race on the second day, before securing the Women's Sprint title with a classy display on Friday.

The former Commonwealth gold medallist then finished off her superb week by winning a gold medal in the Women's Keirin on Saturday.

SHEER CLASS: Victoria Pendleton with her Commonwealth gold medal.


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