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Cameron Meyer and Leigh Howard celebrate winning the Men's Madison at the 2010 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Australia have added two silver medals to their impressive haul from the world track cycling championships in Copenhagen on Sunday. Australian Leigh Howard won silver in the men's omnium, finishing behind Britain's Olympic team pursuit champion Ed Clancy, with American Taylor Phinney claiming bronze on the final day of the championships.

Benita Willis of Australia in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on March 28, 2010 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Former world cross country champion Benita Willis has turned on a top-20 performance to lead Australia's charge at the world cross country championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, overnight. The 30-year-old Victorian and 2004 world cross country title-holder was the highest-placed finisher of the 16 Australians in action, crossing the line of the senior women's 8km course in a time of 25:56 to place 17th.

Australian Warren Potent celebrates winning the 10m air rifle gold at the ISSF World Cup in Sydney on 24 March 2010.

Australia’s Warren Potent has won gold following a tense final of the men’s 50m prone rifle competition

Cameron Meyer of Australia celebrates winning the Men's Points Race on Day One of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena on March 24, 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Australia has launched its World Championship assault with two phenomenal rides to produce two gold medals on day one of competition in Copenhagen, Denmark.Anna Meares was the first to claim gold in the 500m time trial before West Australian Cameron Meyer

Anna Meares of Australia celebrates winning the Women's Team Sprint Final at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the BGZ Arena on March 26, 2009 in Pruszkow, Poland.

The Australian 'Cyclones' are in the final phase of preparation ahead of the UCI Track World Championships which get underway on Wednesday in Copenhagen, Denmark.The team comes into the Championships with high expectations after their performance

Bronze medalist Warren Potent competes in the Men's 50m Rifle Prone Final at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall on Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 15, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Fourteen Australian’s are in competition on a busy Day 2 of the ISSF World Cup, held at the Sydney International Shooting Centre.

Australia’s Dina Aspandiyarova being awarded her silver medal for the 10m Air Pistol at the ISSF World Cup, Sydney 23 March 2010.

Australia’s Dina Aspandiyarova has won sliver following a tense final of the women’s 10m air pistol event on Tuesday afternoon at the ISSF World Cup, held at the Sydney International Shooting Centre.Qualifying second for the final with a score of 383 out of 400, the 33-year-old Victorian shot a final score of 481.7.

Geoffrey Huegill celebrates after winning the Mens 50 metre Butterfly Final during day three of the 2010 Australian Swimming Championships on March 18, in Sydney, Australia.

Comeback sensation Geoff Huegill, medley queen Stephanie Rice, former world record holder Eamon Sullivan and rising star Yolane Kukla, headline a 48-strong contingent to secure a place on the Australian team for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games in October - after winning gold at the Australian Swimming Championships in Sydney this week.

Geoffrey Huegill celebrates after winning the Mens 50 metre Butterfly Final during day three of the 2010 Australian Swimming Championships on March 18, in Sydney, Australia.

Geoff Huegill wasted no time after completing his fairytale return to the Australian swim team at the Commonwealth Games trials before declaring his intentions to return from Delhi with a gold medal. Huegill (23.46sec) will compete at his first major international meet in six years after taking out the 50m butterfly in style

Bronze medalist Warren Potent competes in the Men's 50m Rifle Prone Final at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall on Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 15, 2008 in Beijing, China.

The focus of world shooting will next week be on Sydney as 260 elite pistol and rifle shooters take part in the ISSF World Cup event