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Hammer smashes pursuit world record!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Mexico – American Sarah Hammer set a new world record in the women’s 3,000-meter individual pursuit while competing at the 2010 Pan American Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Hammer rode her Felt TK1 to the incredible time of 3:22.269, smashing the old record, set by Sarah Ulmer of New Zealand at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, by more than two seconds.

Hammer’s record-breaking ride came in the qualifying round of competition. She went on to win the gold medal in the final, beating Maria Luisa Calle of Colombia.

Pan American Cycling Championships
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Women’s Individual Pursuit Final
1.    Sarah Hammer (USA)
2.    Maria Luisa Calle (Col)
3.    Dalila Rodriguez (Cuba)
4.    Soia Arreola (Mex)