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Cycling - 26. March 2008.

Powers top American in round two of UCI Women's World Cup

Comune di Cittiglio, Italy (March 24, 2008)—USA Cycling’s Women’s National Team’s Alison Powers (Boulder, Colo.) was the top American finisher in the second round of the 2008 UCI Women’s Road World Cup.


Powers came in 16th in the 120-kilometer contest, just ahead of Americans Kristin Armstrong (Boise, Idaho) and Amber Neben (Irvine, Calif.) in 21st and 22nd respectively. Great Britian’s Emma Pooley took the win with Suzanne DeGoede (NED) in second.

Lauren Franges (Asheville, N.C.) came in 48th place for the USA Cycling Women’s National squad, while Kori Seehafer (Louisville, Colo.) placed 53rd for her Menikini-Selle team. For complete results from Monday’s race, click here.

Although she did not contest the Italian Trofeo Alfredo Binda World Cup, Webcor Builder’s Katheryn Curi Mattis (Mountain View, Calif.) remains the top American in the World Cup standings, in second place overall, after her round one victory. For complete UCI Women’s World Cup standings, click here.

The 11-race World Cup series continues with the Ronde van Vlaanderen/Tour des Flandres in Belgium on April 6. For more information and a complete schedule of the UCI Women’s Road World Cup series, click here.

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 or contact USA Cycling Director of Communications, Andy Lee at 719-866-4867.

This Article Published 2008-03-24 17:09:22 For more information contact: asmith@usacycling.org

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