Anna Meares Australia
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

21 Sep 1983

Height

1.65m

Weight

72kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 1
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
2 1 2

Sport Guides

CYCLING - TRACK

Biography

Competed in: CYCLING - TRACKCycling - Track

The coalminer's daughter from Queensland is likely to be one of Victoria Pendleton's main rivals at London 2012

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Victoria Pendleton

Pendleton reflects on golden farewell

Two-times Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton talks to Breakfast and reflects on her career and her rivalry with Australia's Anna Meares.

9 Aug 12

A pair of cheetah cubs at Washington Zoo London 2012 digest - Day 12

A round-up of the latest news, views and gossip from the 2012 Olympic Games in London

Australian cyclist Anna Meares Meares happy to get 'just reward'

Women's Sprint

7 Aug 12

Australian Anna Meares says her sprint win over British arch-rival Victoria Pendleton is 'just reward.'

Anna Meares beats Victoria Pendleton Meares beats Pendleton to sprint gold

Women's Sprint

7 Aug 12

Australia's Anna Meares wins gold in the women's sprint, beating Britain's Victoria Pendleton 2-0 in the final.

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Head to Head

Anna Meares vs Victoria Pendleton

Anna Meares

Anna Meares One to watch Australia flag

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

12

London 2012 results

32.727 Women's Team Sprint

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

72kg

Age

31

Victoria Pendleton

Victoria Pendleton One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

11

London 2012 results

REL Women's Team Sprint

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

60kg

Age

34

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