Unofficial U.S. record set on first day of Junior Track Worlds

  
  


The American men's pursuit team set a national record on the first day of Junior Track World Championships. (Photo by http://velostar.ru)
The American men's pursuit team set a national record on the first day of Junior Track World Championships. (Photo by http://velostar.ru)
The Union Cycliste Internationale’s Junior Track World Championships started Wednesday at the Krylatskoe Velodrome in Moscow, Russia.
 
The USA Cycling junior men’s team pursuit team of Gregory Daniel (Englewood, Colo./Chipotle Junior Development Team), Mathew Lipscomb (Decatur, Ga./Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club-Hincapie Development), Paul Lynch (Colchester, Conn./Hot Tubes Development Cycling Team) and Thomas Wrona (Pinehurst, N.C./Hot Tubes Development Cycling Team) unofficially set an American record, posting a time of 4:17.678, to qualify ninth overall.
 
The American team of Matthew Baranoski (Perkasie, Pa./SUB 49), Ryan Gadow (Dublin, Calif./San Jose Bicycle Club) and Kaleb Koch (Glenview, Ill./Cycle Sports Foundation Inc.-ISCorp Cycling Team) placed 11th in the men’s team sprint with a time of 24.524.
 
Collin Berry (Huntington Beach, Calif./VRC-NOW-MS Society) finished 11th in the men’s scratch race.

The women’s team sprint duo of Jennifer Valente (San Diego, Calif./Adams Avenue Bicycles-G S) and Chloe Chepigin (Chappaqua, N.Y./Young Medalists-Team Rothrock) placed fifth overall with a time of 48.682.

UCI Junior Track World Championships
Moscow Russia
August 17-21, 2011


FULL RESULTS

Men’s Team Pursuit
1. Australia – 4:02.632
2. Russia
3. New Zealand
9. United States of America – 4:17.678
                  Gregory Daniel (Englewood, Colo./Chipotle Junior Development Team)
                  Mathew Lipscomb (Decatur, Ga./Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club-Hincapie Development)
                  Paul Lynch (Colchester, Conn./Hot Tubes Development Cycling Team)
                  Thomas Wrona (Pinehurst, N.C./Hot Tubes Development Cycling Team)
 
Men’s Scratch Race
1. Frantisek Sisr (CZE)
2. Mher Mkrtchyan (ARM)
3. Ioannis Spanopoulos (GRE)
11. Collin Berry (Huntington Beach, Calif./VRC-NOW-MS Society)
 
Men’s Team Sprint
1. Germany – 23.118
2. France – 23.210
3. Russia – 23.475
11. United States of America – 24.524
                Matthew Baranoski (Perkasie, Pa./SUB 49)
                Ryan Gadow (Dublin, Calif./San Jose Bicycle Club)
                Kaleb Koch (Glenview, Ill./Cycle Sports Foundation Inc.-ISCorp Cycling Team)
 
Women’s Team Sprint
1. Russia – 45.061
2. Australia – 46.105
3. New Zealand – 47.481
4. Poland – 48.002
5. United States of America – 48.682
                  Jennifer Valente (San Diego, Calif./Adams Avenue Bicycles-G S)
                  Chloe Chepigin (Chappaqua, N.Y./Young Medalists-Team Rothrock)

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