Cycling: China relegated, Germany win women's team sprint

LONDON Thu Aug 2, 2012 1:46pm EDT

1 of 4. Germany's Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte (L) compete in the track cycling women's team sprint qualifying heats at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini

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LONDON (Reuters) - China were relegated in the women's Olympic track cycling team sprint on Thursday, meaning Germany won gold, organizers said without giving a reason.

China were handed silver instead. Australia had earlier beaten Ukraine in the bronze medal match.

(Editing by Mark Meadows)

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