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Pursuit Qualifying


Race Writeup

Qualifying fastest was Wendy Houvenaghel (GBR) who completed the 3000m in a time of 3 minutes 34.156sec.  Houvenaghel was only a fraction faster than the 2008 World Champion Alison Shanks (NZL). The pair qualifying for the Gold medal ride with relative ease. 

Leysa Kalitovska (UKR) rode third fastest, some 4 seconds behind the time of Houvenaghel. The young Australian Josie Tomic was the fourth to qualify for the finals. 

The experienced pursuit rider in the group, the Spanish rider, Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro, was disqualified for slipsteaming during her ride. .

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Post Race Comments

Josie Tomic (AUS) was very happy to have made the finals, "I had a good ride, so I am very happy," said Tomic.


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Position Name Country/Team Time Km/Hr
1 HOUVENAGHEL Wendy GBR 3:34.156 50.43
2 SHANKS Alison NZL 3:34.225 50.414
3 TOMIC Josephine AUS 3:42.011 48.646
4 VAN DIJK Eleonora NED 3:42.358 48.57
5 TREBAITE Ausrine LTU 3:44.607 48.083
6 KONDEL Victoria RUS 3:51.887 46.574
7 WONG Wan Yiu HKG 3:59.669 45.062
8 KALITOVSKA Lesya UKR 3.38.451 49.439
9 SANDIG Madeleine GER 3.44.941 48.848
10 SCHNIDER Pascale SUI 3.47.835 47.402
11 D'HOORE Jolien BEL 3.48.515 47.261
12 GEIST Kimberly USA 3.50.528 46.848
13 KELLY Helen RDN 3.50.625 46.829
14 LEE Min Hye KOR 3.52.570 46.437
15 MARTINEZ Adriana MEX 4.16.748 42.064



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