UCI Track Cycling World Cup November 1st 2009
Report & Photos by John Coxon.
Joanna Rowsell, Lizzie Armitstead and Wendy Houvenaghel set a new world record in the women's team pursuit at the Velodrome, Manchester . Wendy, Lizzie and Jo timed their effort to perfection winning in an incredible 3min 21.875sec. The event will be confirmed as part of the Olympic programme next month in accordance with the planned parity for male and female cyclists.
GBR Great Britain 3.21.875 WR
GER Germany 3.26.403
In the bronze medal final Australia’s Tess Downing, Belina Goss and Josephine Tomic took bronze beating the Netherlands team by exactly 3 seconds.
AUS Australia 3.28.005
NED Netherlands 3.31.005
VAN DIJK Ellen
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