U.S. wins 9 world titles at Para-cycling Road World Championships


Karissa Whitsell and Lisa Turnbull took gold in the women's B road race.
Karissa Whitsell and Lisa Turnbull took gold in the women's B road race.
The U.S. saw great success at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships last weekend as American athletes rode to 15 medals, nine of which were world titles.
The event took place September 8-11 in Roskilde, Denmark. Several athletes won multiple gold medals over the weekend, including Allison Jones (Colorado Springs), who defended both her C2 road race and time trial titles from the year before.
More information, including complete results, can be found at the event’s official website, http://www.paracycling2011.dk/.
Congratulations to all of our American Para-cycling Road World Championship medalists!
Monica Bascio – GOLD, Women’s H3 Time Trial; GOLD, Women’s H3 Road Race
Marianna Davis – SILVER, Women’s H2 Time Trial; SILVER, Women’s H2 Road Race; GOLD, Team Relay (with Matthew Updike and Oscar Sanchez)
Megan Fisher – SILVER, Women’s C4 Time Trial; BRONZE, Women’s C4 Road Race
Allison Jones – GOLD, Women’s C2 Time Trial; GOLD, Women’s C2 Road Race
Cassie Mitchell – GOLD, Women’s H1 Time Trial; GOLD, Women’s H1 Road Race
Greta Neimanas – BRONZE, Women’s C5 Time Trial
Clark Rachfal– BRONZE, Men’s B Time Trial (with David Swanson)
Oscar Sanchez – GOLD, Men’s H4 Time Trial; GOLD, Team Relay (with Matthew Updike and Marianna Davis)
David Swanson – BRONZE, Men’s B Time Trial (with Clark Rachfal)
Lisa Turnbull – GOLD, Women’s B Road Race (with Karissa Whitsell)
Matthew Updike – GOLD, Team Relay (with Marianna Davis and Oscar Sanchez)
Karissa Whitsell - GOLD, Women’s B Road Race (with Lisa Turnbull)

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