Last Updated: Fri, 02 May 2008 17:25
Australian sprint cyclist Robbie McEwen says he is not making the Olympic Games his priority and may not go to Beijing.
McEwen further added to speculation he would miss the games, preferring to focus on September's world road cycling titles in Varese, Italy.
"I'm still on the list of 10 or 12 riders who can make it to the Games for Australia, but I honestly don't think I'm going to Beijing," he said.
"I don't think the course really suits my qualities and I'm much more geared up for the world championship in Varese."
The 35-year-old, who would be considered a gold medal contender if he went to Beijing, scored his first major win of the professional road race season this week in clinching the second stage on the Tour de Romandie.
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