After riding to a gold medal
in the individual time trial, Kristin Armstrong (Boise, Idaho)
continued her success at the Pan American Championships with a
silver medal in the women’s individual pursuit this morning.
Armstrong completed the 3km event in 3 minutes, 49.712 seconds to
place second to Maria Calle (COL).
Erin Mirabella (La Habra,
Calif.) captured the bronze with a time of 3:58.121 on her way to
besting Canadian Mandy Poitras in the consolation round.
The U.S. National Team
narrowly missed a couple of medals in the women’s scratch race
when Erin Mirabella placed fourth. After a late race attack,
Laura Van Gilder (Pocono Pines, Pa.) was caught ten meters from
the finish line and eventually placed sixth in that race.
) gave the
its second continental champion with a victory in the women’s