Anna Meares

ustralia's Anna Mears, center, wipes away tears, as Silver Medalist Victoria Pendleton, left, joins her on the podium during the medal ceremony after winning the gold medal in the track cycling women's sprint, during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Meares of Australia spoiled the British party at the London Velodrome on Tuesday, winning the Olympic gold medal in the women's sprint 2-0 over defending champion Victoria Pendleton and settling for good a decade-long rivalry. (Christophe Ena/AP)

ustralia’s Anna Mears, center, wipes away tears, as Silver Medalist Victoria Pendleton, left, joins her on the podium during the medal ceremony after winning the gold medal in the track cycling women’s sprint, during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Meares of Australia spoiled the British party at the London Velodrome on Tuesday, winning the Olympic gold medal in the women’s sprint 2-0 over defending champion Victoria Pendleton and settling for good a decade-long rivalry. (Christophe Ena/AP)

Australia’s Anna Mears, center, wipes away tears, as Silver Medalist Victoria Pendleton, left, joins her on the podium during the medal ceremony after winning the gold medal in the track cycling women’s sprint, during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Meares of Australia spoiled the British party at the London Velodrome on Tuesday, winning the Olympic gold medal in the women’s sprint 2-0 over defending champion Victoria Pendleton and settling for good a decade-long rivalry. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)