Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Sarah Hammer Wins Again
The only US woman competing in the UCI Track World Cup at the new velodrome in Auguascalientes, Mexico, Sarah Hammer, winner of two silver medals at the 2012 London Olympic Games, was the winner of the women's omnium. The world record holder in the 3000m individual pursuit and a four-time world champion in the individual pursuit, Hammer finished first in both the points race and the elimination race, second in the individual pursuit, third in the flying lap and scratch race, and fourth in the 500m time trial to easily take the win in the ominium. A native of Temecula, CA, the 5'7", 135 lb. track specialist is acknowledged to be the best of her generation in American track cyclilng.