Triumph in defeat

Morton pulls her idol and rival Meares up onto the stage to share her celebration in winning gold at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Sometimes you get beaten. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how well you’ve prepared and how hard you try on the day, you will still come in behind your opponent. You will see them ride away from you while your legs are still spinning like crazy – and wonder how in the heck that happened. After losing the gold medal in the women’s sprint cycling at the Commonwealth Games to friend, fellow Aussie and training partner Stephanie Morton on Monday (Sunday night England time), Anna Meares said, “I gave everything for this competition. I couldn’t have done more. I know I did

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