Downers Grove, Ill. (August 19, 2007)—USA Cycling awarded a national title on Sunday in suburban Chicago as the nation’s top sprinters gathered to compete for stars-and-stripes jerseys in three criterium categories. In the USA Cycling Professional Criterium Championships – the eighth stop on the season-long USA Cycling Professional Tour
After winning four straight titles from 2002 to 2005, Pic regained the national champion’s jersey after taking the field sprint ahead of Jen McRae (Austin, Texas/Advil-Chapstick) and Anna Lang (La Jolla, Calif./Karl Strauss-SDBC).
2007 USA Cycling Elite and Professional Criterium National Championships
Downers Grove, Ill.
1. Tina Pic (Dahlonega, Ga.)
2. Jen McRae (Austin, Texas)
3. Anna Lang (La Jolla, Calif.)
4. Samantha Schneider (West Allis, Wis.)
5. Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Cedar Springs, Mich.)
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