Women's Team Pursuit Team Finish Fifth In Rio

Embed from Getty Images Georgia Baker and her Australian Team Pursuit teammates Annette Edmondson, Ashlee Ankudinoff, Amy Cure and Melissa Hoskins have finished in fifth place at the 2016 Rio Olympics, beating Italy by seven seconds in a time of 4:21.232. After a heavy crash in training almost derailed the team’s Olympic campaign, the squad put in a herculean effort to qualify third fastest on Thursday to set up a showdown with 2015 World Champions Team USA for a spot in the gold medal final. Australia went hard from the gun, opening up a lead of two-tenths of a second...

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