Laura Trott (Great Britain) doubled her gold medal tally on the final day of competition at the Track World Championships with a calm and composed victory in the omnium. Her last major omnium title came on the same track in 2012 and it is the one that she will be defending at the Olympics in Rio this summer. She adds the gold medal to the one that she claimed in the sratch race and...
LONDON (AP) The United States won its first medal of the track cycling world championships on Friday, beating Canada to take gold in the women's team pursuit. The quartet of Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente led from start to finish to win in 4 minutes, 16.802 seconds. Britain was third. Filippo Ganna announced his presence on the international stage...
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With the star-and-stripes draped over their shoulders on the infield of the Lee Valley Velodrome at the UCI Track World Championships in London, the significance of their accomplishment slowly began to sink in among the four US riders who had just achieved the country's first-ever world championship in the team pursuit. Sarah Hammer, Chloe Dygert, Kelly Catlin and Jennifer Valente...
USA Cycling names track preselection for Rio 2016 Olympics USA Cycling has named its longlist of riders for the track programme at the Rio 2016 Olympics, with the final team set to be named in June. Twelve women have been included in the pre-selection, which will in turn be whittled down to four team pursuit riders, one omnium rider and up to one rider apiece for the individual...
Two-time Olympic silver medalist Sarah Hammer highlights an eight-rider team announced Monday that will compete for the U.S. at the track cycling world championships in Cali, Colombia. Hammer is a five-time and reigning individual pursuit world champion and the reigning omnium world champ. She's also part of a team pursuit roster that includes Lauren Tamayo, Kimberly Geist, Cari...
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February 18, 2014 | Discuss
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