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Cycling: China relegated, Germany win women's team sprint
August 2, 2012 / 5:50 PM / 5 years ago

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

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. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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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