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Wiggins of Britain breaks Olympic record at Beijing Games
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21:44, August 15, 2008

Bradley Wiggins of Britain broke his own Olympic Games record of men's cycling individual pursuit in the qualifying stage here on Friday.

The three-time world champion clocked four minutes and 15.031 seconds to break the Games' record of 4:15.165, set by himself at Athens four years ago.

With Wiggins topping the table, eight cyclists qualified for Saturday's first round. Hayden Roulst on of New Zealand got second place in 4:18.990, while Alexei Markov of Russia placed third in 4:21.498.

The men's individual pursuit first round and finals will be held at 17:25 and 18:50 respectively on Aug. 16.

Source:Xinhua

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