THIRD: Alexandra Manly (left) and Amy Cure with their bronze medals for the women's madison at the track cycling world championships.
THIRD: Alexandra Manly (left) and Amy Cure with their bronze medals for the women's madison at the track cycling world championships. Kin Cheung

Amy's medals give her world title record

CYCLING: Australia has had an outstanding track cycling world championships in Hong Kong, easily topping the medal count.

Australia finished with 11 medals - three gold, five silver and three bronze - six more than second-placed Russia with five.

Tasmania's Amy Cure, 24, became the first person to win a medal in six different world track events by reaching the podium three times in Hong Kong.

She is has the second-most world title medals for an Australian female cyclist behind Anna Meares (27 medals).

Cure (pictured)claimed silver in the team pursuit and bronze in the madison and omnium events.

Her collection of medals have come in the omnium, madison, points and scratch races, and the team and individual pursuits.

In Hong Kong, the Australian women won six medals, while the men's had five medals including both pursuit crowns and the points race title.

News Corp Australia


One dead after vehicle hits tree at Goondiwindi

premium_icon One dead after vehicle hits tree at Goondiwindi

Paramedics were called to assess the person for critical injuries

No 'whisks' in recommending cake mate, says baking legend

premium_icon No 'whisks' in recommending cake mate, says baking legend

New cake decorating business gets ultimate approval

Areas hit hardest by childcare fee hikes

premium_icon Areas hit hardest by childcare fee hikes

"The government has no idea what the living expenses are like"