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London Olympics 2012: Sarah Hammer Wins Second Cycling Silver Medal

Los Angeles native Sarah Hammer won a silver medal at the London Olympics in women's omnium.

Women's what? Don't worry, you're not alone.

But omnium is a great cycling competition that consists of six events including a flying lap, a points race, an elimination race, an individual pursuit, a scratch race and a time trial. Each cyclist receives points for their finish in each event with the lower point totals being the best and the lowest three scores overall being the medal recipients.

This is Hammer's second silver medal of these Olympic games as she already won one in the women's team pursuit.

Great Britain's Laura Trott won the gold and Australia's Annette Edmonson took the bronze.

Hammer accumulated 19 points over the six-stages of the event.

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