Americans continue to put forth strong effort at 2013 UCI Juniors Track Worlds

  
  


Zach Carlson competes in the men's omnium
Zach Carlson competes in the men's omnium. Photo: Guy Swarbrick

Glasgow, Scotland (August 10, 2013) — Competition continued at the 2013 UCI Juniors Track World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, on Friday and Saturday with American riders taking to the velodrome in several events.

Raul Arias Jr. (East Palo Alto, Calif./San Jose Bicycle Club) started things off for Team USA on Friday, taking 12th in his qualifying heat in the points race. In the men’s one kilometer time trial, Michael Dessau (Boulder, Colo./Slipstream-Craddock Junior Development) placed 23rd with a time of 1:07.889 and Calan Farley’s (Pittstown, N.J./Chester County Cycling Foundation) time of 1:09.658 was good for 28th place.

Friday’s women’s individual pursuit saw Bailey Semian (Mertztown, Pa./Team TIBCO II) take 20th in a time of 2:37.462. Laurel Rathbun (Monument, Colo./Exergy TWENTY16) stopped the clock in 2:38.282, good for 22nd. The same day, Tara McCormick (Long Beach, Calif./Exergy TWENTY16), Nadia Latzgo (Fogelsville, Pa./Exergy TWENTY16) and Shannon Bhatia (San Jose, Calif./Team TIBCO II) raced the women’s sprint, though each was unable to advance beyond the 1/16 heats.

Today saw the conclusion of the men’s omnium, with Zach Carlson (Plano, Texas/Matrix Cycling Club) notching a 20th-place finish. His best showing was in the individual pursuit, where he placed ninth with a time of 3:30.326. Sarah Huang (Pleasant Prairie, Wis./ExergyTWENTY16) finished 13th in the final women’s points race standings. She didn’t score any points but did finish sixth in the final sprint.

Competition concludes on Sunday with the final rounds of the women’s omnium and the men’s sprint. The men will also compete in the madison while the women will contest the keirin, as well. Visit the UCI Juniors Track World Championships website for a full schedule.

 

2013 UCI Juniors Track World Championships
August 7-11, 2013
Glasgow, Scotland

FULL RESULTSPHOTO GALLERY

DAY THREE

Men’s Points Race
1. Benjamin Thomas (FRA) 40 points
2. Liam Aitcheson (NZL) 28 points
3. Ivo Emanual Alv Oliveira (POR) 27 points

Qualifying Heat #2
12. Raul Arias Jr. (East Palo Alto, Calif./San Jose Bicycle Club) 2 points

Women’s Individual Pursuit
1. Lauren Perry (AUS) 2:27.1560
2. Natalia Mozharova (RUS) 2:28.6420
3. Josie Talbot (AUS) 2:27.8600
20. Bailey Semian (Mertztown, Pa./Team TIBCO II) 2:37.462
22. Laurel Rathbun (Monument, Colo./Exergy TWENTY16) 2:38.282

Men’s 1 kilometer Time Trial
1. Maximilian Dornbach (GER) 1:03.129
2. Aleksandr Dubchenko (RUS) 1:03.227
3. Zachary Shaw (AUS) 1:03.288
23. Michael Dessau (Boulder, Colo./Slipstream-Craddock Junior Development) 1:07.889
28. Calan Farley (Pittstown, N.J./Chester County Cycling Foundation) 1:09.658

DAY FOUR

Women’s Sprint
1. Dannielle Khan (GBR)
2. Nicky Degrendele (BEL)
3. Melissandre Pain (FRA)
13. Tara McCormick (Long Beach, Calif./Exergy TWENTY16)
16. Nadia Latzgo (Fogelsville, Pa./Exergy TWENTY16)
18. Shannon Bhatia (San Jose, Calif./Team TIBCO II)

Results from the Women’s Sprint 1/16 Heats on Friday
HEAT 7
1. Nicky Degrendele (BEL)
2. Shannon Bhatia (San Jose, Calif./Team TIBCO II)
HEAT 9
1. Soojin Kim (KOR)
2. Nadia Latzgo (Fogelsville, Pa./Exergy TWENTY16)
HEAT 12
1. Catherine Wernimont (BEL)
2. Tara McCormick (Long Beach, Calif./Exergy TWENTY16)

Women’s Points Race
1. Arianna Fidanza (ITA) 39 points
2. Elissa Wundersitz (AUS) 38 points
3. Hayley Jones (GBR) 31 points
13. Sarah Huang (Pleasant Prairie, Wis./Exergy TWENTY16) 0 points/6th in final sprint

Men’s Omnium
1. Jack Edwards (AUS) 18 points
2. Marc Jurczyk (GER) 27 points
3. Casper Phillip Pedersen (DEN) 29 points
20. Zach Carlson (Plano, Texas/Matrix Cycling Club) 111 points

Carlson’s Results in Each Omnium Round
FLYING LAP – 22nd with a time of 14.560
POINTS RACE – 21st
ELIMINATION RACE – 20th
INDIVIDUAL PURSUIT – 9th with a time of 3:30.326
SCRATCH RACE – 19th
1KM TIME TRIAL – 20th with a time of 1:08.968



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