Victoria Pendleton, Jess Varnish set world record

Victoria Pendleton
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Victoria Pendleton and Jess Varnish set a new world record to win gold in the Track World Cup women's team sprint.

Victoria Pendleton and Jess Varnish have set a new world record to win gold in the Track World Cup women's team sprint.

The British pair recorded a time of 32.754 seconds inside the Olympic Velodrome as they beat Australian duo Kaarle McCulloch and Anna Meares.

"I'm pinching myself," said Varnish. "It's a dream."

Pendleton and Varnish will both be representing Team GB at this summer's London Olympics.

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CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 AustraliaAustralia33283697
2 England flagEngland32282787
3 Scotland flagScotland13111236
8 Wales flagWales4101226
17 Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland0112