Cheam cyclist Joanna Rowsell wins gold in Glasgow

Joanna Rowsell after winning Olympic gold in 2012

Joanna Rowsell after winning Olympic gold in 2012

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Cheam cyclist Jo Rowsell has won a gold medal in the 3,000m individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games.

Rowsell beat her Australian opponent Annette Edmondson by three seconds to take the medal in the final.

The 25-year-old five-time world champion started at Sutton Cycling Club and went to Nonsuch School for Girls.

Rowsell is aiming for four golds with the 25km points race, the 10km scratch race and the individual time trial still to come.

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