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GB sprint team disqualified
02:00 AEST Fri Aug 3 2012

Victoria Pendleton and Jess Varnish's dreams of winning gold in the inaugural women's team sprint at the Olympics were shattered after the pair were relegated from the competition Thursday.

Pendleton and Varnish had qualified for the gold medal match with China but were later relegated by judges for "an illegal change."

It ends Pendleton's bid for three gold medals at the Games, in which she is also competing in the sprint and keirin.

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