Canadian Kelsey Mitchell wins Olympic track cycling gold medal

Aug 7 2021, 7:55 pm

Canadian Kelsey Mitchell has won the gold medal in the Olympic final of the women’s track cycling sprint event in Tokyo.

In a best-of-three matchup in the final, Mitchell won her first two races to win her first career Olympic cycling medal.

Canada’s Lauriane Genest, who won bronze in the keirin event a day prior, finished eighth in the track cycling sprint event.

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