Longo wins French national pursuit champs

Posted: July 9, 2008 in cycling, Track
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Jeannie Longo

Jeannie Longo

Yesterday, five-time world champion and cycling legend, Jeannie Longo, secured he 55th career win at the French nationals by winning the pursuit against Cathy Moncassin. Longo completed the event in 3 minutes, 48.896 seconds.

Rebecca Romero

Rebecca Romero

Let’s hope our very own Rebecca Romero, who also has her eyes set on gold in Beijing later this year, will be able to give Longo a run for her money.

Romero is aiming to become the first British woman to earn medals in two summer Olympic sports after being named in the cycling squad yesterday.

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