Eight Americans to contest opening UCI Track World Cup

  
  


Eight Americans will contest the first round of the 2011-2012 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, November 4-6 in Astana, Kazakhstan. 
 
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Fresh off a silver medal at the Pan American Games, Michael Blatchford (Cypress, Calif./Project 2012) will team up with Giddeon Massie (Cypress, Calif./Bike Religion) and Kevin Mansker (Long Beach, Calif./Project 2012) who will be looking to set another American record in the men’s team sprint. Cristin Walker (Houston, Texas/Broadmark Atomic) and Madalyn Godby (Louisville, Colo./US Pan Am) will also help get things going for the Americans on Friday in women’s team sprint as will 2008 Olympian Bobby Lea (Mertztown, Pa./Pure Energy Cycling-ProAirHFA) who will begin his chase for hardware in the men’s omnium.
 
Saturday, another Olympian, Massie will compete in the men’s keirin, just as Dana Feiss (Telford, Pa./Home Deport Center) lines up for the women’s sprint. Competition will wrap up on Sunday with Kit Karzen (Beverly Hills, Calif./VRC/NOW-MS Society) and Lea teaming up in the Madison, Mansker in the men’s sprint and Feiss in the women’s keirin.
 
UCI Track Cycling World Cup #1
Astana, Kazakhstan
Nov. 4-6, 2011

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Full Results
 
U.S. competitors:
Giddeon Massie (Cypress, Calif./Bike Religion) – men’s team sprint, keirin
Michael Blatchford (Cypress, Calif./Project 2012) - men’s team sprint, sprint
Kevin Mansker (Long Beach, Calif./Project 2012) - men’s team sprint, sprint
Cristin Walker (Houston, Texas/Broadmark Atomic) - women’s team sprint
Madalyn Godby (Louisville, Colo./US Pan Am) - women’s team sprint
Dana Feiss (Telford, Pa./Home Deport Center) - sprint and keirin
Kit Karzen (Beverly Hills, Calif./VRC/NOW-MS Society)  - scratch race, madison
Bobby Lea (Mertztown, Pa./Pure Energy Cycling-ProAirHFA) - omnium, madison

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