Anna Meares returns to international track competition

Anna Meares back on the track in front of the Manchester crowd

Anna Meares, Track World Cup, Manchester 2013, day two

Anna Meares may have left the Manchester world cup without a medal, but the fact the nine-time world champion was back competing at an international level will not have escaped the notice of her rivals.

Meares, the current Olympic sprint champion has nine world titles to her name and is likely to win more in the current Olympic cycle. "You're stuck with me for another three years at least," she joked with the press after losing the bronze medal sprint final with Becky James.

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