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Victoria Pendleton wins gold

Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton rode to glory in the women's keirin beating rival Anna Meares to take the gold at the velodrome in Olympic Park.

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Anna Meares finishes keirin in fifth

World champion Anna Meares made an early move as soon as the pace-setting bike went off the track, but Victoria Pendleton accelerated from one-and-a-half laps to go and took to the front before sensationally pulling away to claim her second Olympic gold.

Meares, of Australia, finished in fifth place.

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