Wiggins is aiming for a fifth Olympic gold.
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Big guns Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will bolster the British team for next month's Olympic track cycling program but the powerhouse nation will have its work cut out repeating the supremacy of four years ago in London.Wiggins, 36, has returned to his track roots and will be a key cog in Britain's team pursuit squad, four years after that glorious summer when he won the Tour de France and the Olympic time trial in a matter of weeks.Britain, who won seven of the 10 track titles up for grabs in London, however can no longer call upon its most successful Olympian Chris Hoy, who has retired as has Victoria Pendleton.Five-time Olympic medal winner Anna Meares, 32, who will carry the nation's flag, will aim to defend her women's sprint title and contest the team sprint and keirin.
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