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Hammer Earns Omnium Silver to Close Olympic Track Events
Sarah Hammer earned her second silver medal of the 2012 Olympic Games by finishing second in the women’s omnium.
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Laura Trott of Britain won the final event of the omnium to overtake Sarah Hammer of the United States for the Olympic gold medal Tuesday.
It was the sixth gold medal in eight events for Britain in the London Velodrome.
Trott was trailing Hammer by two points heading into the last of six events, the 500-meter time trial. That meant she had to finish at least three spots better...
She's had a Beatle bow before her, and royalty seeking her time.
Not bad for a 20-year-old cyclist who didn't even like the sport when she first sat on a bike, and who as recently as two years ago couldn't imagine competing at the London Olympics.
Laura Trott captured her second gold medal Tuesday with a withering ride in the final event of the multidiscipline omnium...