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Cycling - 12. September 2007.

Powers Earns Third in Italian Individual Time Trial



Rogno, Italy (September 9, 2007)
Powers completed the largely flat, 23-kilometer course in 34:10, only 48 seconds behind Switzerland’s Karin Thurig who took home the first place prize. Sara Carrigan of Australia earned a second place finish in the UCI 1.2-rated event, coming in 29 seconds ahead of Powers.


With other recent national team successes such as Kristin Armstrong’s (Boise, Idaho/Team Lipton) recent overall victory at the Holland Ladies Tour, the American women look to be on good form heading into the season’s final stretch.

 
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Alison Powers/photo US Cycling


The USA Cycling Women’s National Team program’s road to the 2007 UCI Road World Championships will continue with several key European races including the Tour Cycliste Feminin International Ardeche, Sept. 11-15 in France and the Giro della Toscana, Sept. 18-23 in Italy. The late-summer European campaign will help to determine the roster that will represent the United States at the world championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 26-30.


Davide Fardelli Memorial Time Trial
September 9, 2007
Rogno, Italy
23-kilometer/UCI 2.1-rated
1. Karin Thurig (SWI) 33:22
2. Sara Carrigan (AUS) +0:19
3. Alison Powers (Boulder, Colo.) +0:48
About USA Cycling
Recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling promotes American cycling through its 60,000 members and 2,500 annual events. USA Cycling associations include the BMX Association (BMX), National Off-Road Bicycle Association (mountain bike), U.S. Cycling Federation (road/track), the National Collegiate Cycling Association and the U.S. Professional Racing Organization (professional men’s road). For more information, visit www.usacycling.org.


This Article Published 2007-09-08 10:51:57 For more information contact: asmith@usacycling.org

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