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addaword.gifdefinition of omnium

noun
a cycling race consisting of 6 different events in which the winner is awarded one point, the runner up two points and so on. The overall winner is the person with the fewest points
Britain's Laura Trott won a superb second gold medal of the Games with victory in the women's omnium.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/08/2012 10:39:00
Definition of omnium from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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