Australia’s Meares Targets More Gold at Rio (Reuters)

’s queen will bid for more glory at the 2016 Rio Games.

The 29-year-old Meares, who captured a long-coveted sprint title at , said she would target a fourth Games after a lenhy sabbatical.

“I would like to continue on for the next campaign,” Meares said after collecting ’s top cycling award on Friday.

“But you won’t see me until next year because I will be taking a nice break.

“In that break, this is just ing forward to just wearing my trackies around the house, gardening, walking the dog and annoying my husband.”

Meares, the most successful ’s track cyclist with a record five medals, won a gold and a sprint bronze at her debut Athens Games in 2004, before recovering from a broken neck to win a sprint silver at Beijing four years later.

Her sprint gold followed a team bronze with Kaarle McCulloch at , where she became the first woman to take medals in three s.

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