Hammer sets new U.S. pursuit record at Cali World Cup

Saturday, December 12, 2009
Cali, Colombia -- Two-time World Champion Sarah Hammer made a successful return to international track racing with a win at Round 3 of the 2009-2010 UCI Track World Cup series in Colombia. Not only did Hammer win the women’s individual pursuit, she set a new U.S. record and also a new track record at the Cali velodrome.


Hammer, who has been living and training at the UCI World Cycling Center in Switzerland, beat Tara Whitten of Canada and Vilija Sereikaite of Lithuania to take the gold medal. The Felt-sponsored rider eclipsed her old U.S. record by three seconds.