Two national records set at Pan Am Continental Championships

  
  


(Mexico City, Mexico - Feb. 6, 2013) - The U.S. team rewrote the American record books on Wednesday at the 2013 Pan American Continental Track Championships in Mexico City as
Madalyn Godby (r) on the podium with the bronze medal
Madalyn Godby (r) on the podium with the bronze medal
American riders set national records in the women's 500-meter time trial and the men's team sprint. All records are unofficial until verified.

Madalyn Godby (Louisville, Colo./enCompass Racing) captured the bronze medal in the women's 500-meter time trial with a national record time of 34.300, besting the previous mark of 34.426 set by Tammy Thomas in Mexico City in 2001. Missy Erickson (Alexandria, Minn./Momentum Coaching Group p/b Atomic) placed sixth in 35.448.

In the men's team sprint, the trio of Nathan Koch (Los Alamitos, Calif./Bike Religion), Matthew Baranoski (Perkasie, Pa./Pure Energy Cycling) and Kevin Mansker (Long Beach, Calif./Rubicon Cycling) set a national record with a time of 44.031 to finish with the bronze medal behind the teams from Venezuela and Canada. The previous record was 44.036 set in Guadalajara in 2011 by the team of Dean Tracy, Michael Blatchford and Jimmy Watkins.

A third bronze medal was captured by Elizabeth Newell (Oakland, Calif./NOW and Novartis for MS) in the women's individual pursuit.

The Pan Am Continental Championships continue through Sunday.

2013 Pan American Continental Track Championships
Mexico City, Mexico
February 6-10, 2013

FULL RESULTS

Women’s 500mTime Trial
1. Lisandra Guerra (CUB) 33.272
2. Juliana Gaviria (COL) 33.933
3. Madalyn Godby (Louisville, Colo./enCompass Racing) 34.300
6. Missy Erickson (Alexandria, Minn./Momentum Coaching Group p/b Atomic) 35.488

Men’s Points Race
1. Maximo Rojas (VEN) – 49 points
2. Jan Carlos Arias (CUB) - 43 points
3. Manuel Oseas Rodas (GUA) - 37 points

Women's Individual Pursuit
1. Marlies Majias (CUB) 1:17.208
2. Yudelmis Dominguez (CUB) DNF
3. Elizabeth Newell (Oakland, Calif./NOW and Novartis for MS)

Men's Team Sprint
1. Venezuela 43.606
2. Canada 43.922
3. United States of America 44.756
          Nathan Koch (Los Alamitos, Calif./Bike Religion)
          Kevin Mansker (Long Beach, Calif./Rubicon Cycling)
          Matthew Baranoski (Perkasie, Pa./Pure Energy Cycling)

Photos by Benjamin Sharp/USA Cycling

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