June 3, 2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -Day one of the 2008 U.S. Paralympics Cycling National Championships wrapped up today at the velodrome in Colorado Springs, Colo., where men raced individually in the kilo and women in the 500m.
Highlights of the day included an unofficial world record in the women's 500m by Jennifer Schuble (Homewood, Ala.), who finished with a time of 41.257(CP4).
U.S. Paralympics Cycling Resident athlete Greta Neimanas (Colorado Springs, Colo./Chicago, Ill.) also set a new personal best (39.405) in the women's 500m.
The complete day's results are as follows:
Name, hometown/classification, time
Daniel Nicholson (Richmond, Va.)/CP3 1:17.145
Sam Kavanagh (Bozeman, Mont.)/LC2 1:12.543
Clark Rachfal (Annapolis, Md.) & pilot Dave Swanson (Tucson, Ariz.)/B1-3 1:06.015
Matt King (Colorado Springs, Colo.) & pilot Anton Quist (Washington, D.C.)/B1-3 1:06.832
Michael Farrell (Colorado Springs, Colo.)/CP4 1:15.522
Bruce Gordon (South Bend, Ore)/LC1 1:14.107
Scott Smith (Tucson, Ariz.) and pilot Denny Vaughn/B1-3 1:13.237
James Santangelo (Sterling Heights, Mich.)/CP4 1:29.577
Jennifer Schuble (Homewood, Ala.)/CP4 41.257
Greta Neimanas (Colo. Springs, Colo./Chicago, Ill.)/LC1 39.405
Allison Jones (Colo. Springs, Colo.)/LC3 47.922
Barbara Buchan (Bend, Ore.)/CP3 49.322
The trials will continue at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 4th at the velodrome with the men's and women's pursuit events, and will wrap up on Friday, June 6th with the road time trials at Bear Creek Lake Park in Morrison, Colo.
Team nominations will take place Friday evening following competition
For additional information or to arrange an athlete interview, please contact Beth Bourgeois, U.S. Paralympics, at (719)866-2039 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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