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McGee into final of 4000m pursuit

21/08/2004 03:03:10 AM Comments (0)

Australia's Brad McGee has qualified for Saturday's gold medal race in the 4000m individual pursuit against Great Britain's Bradley Wiggins.

McGee, the 2002 world champion, clocked 4:17.978 in his first round heat against German Robert Bartko, a fraction slower than Wiggins who recorded 4:17.215.

McGee's teammate Luke Roberts finished fifth overall after riding 4:20.336 in losing his heat to Spanish world champion Sergi Escobar.

Escobar will ride for the bronze medal against Britain's Rob Hayles.

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