Hammer sets new U.S. pursuit record at Cali World Cup
Saturday, December 12, 2009
-- Two-time World Champion Sarah Hammer
made a successful return to international track racing with a win at Round 3 of the 2009-2010 UCI Track World Cup
series in Colombia. Not only did Hammer win the women’s individual pursuit, she set a new U.S. record
and also a new track record
at the Cali velodrome.
Hammer, who has been living and training at the UCI World Cycling Center in Switzerland, beat Tara Whitten of Canada and Vilija Sereikaite of Lithuania to take the gold medal. The Felt-sponsored rider eclipsed her old U.S. record by three seconds.