6 Oct 2010

Shanks 6th in 500m time trial.

7:43 am on 6 October 2010

The New Zealand cyclist, Alison Shanks, has missed out on a medal in the 500-metre time trial at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Shanks was the seventh cyclist in the velodrome, and finished i sixth with a time of 36.565 seconds.

Australia's Anna Meares won the gold medal with a Commonwealth Games record time of 33.758.

Shanks will compete in her preferred event, the three-thousand-metre individual pursuit, on Friday