Results from Day Two of the U.S. Paralympics Cycling National Championships

June 04, 2008, 7:02 p.m. (ET)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - On day two of the U.S. Paralympics Cycling National Championships both men and women athletes competed in the pursuit at the velodrome in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Another unofficial world record was set today with Barbara Buchan's (Bend, Ore.) time of 4:34.565 in the pursuit. Meanwhile, U.S. Paralympics Cycling Resident Athlete Greta Neimanas (Colorado Springs, Colo./Chicago, Ill.) finished the pursuit with a time of 4:00.384.

The complete day's results are as follows:
Men (Pursuit)
Name, hometown/classification, time

Daniel Nicholson (Richmond, Va.)/CP3                        4:18.720

Michael Farrell (Colorado Springs, Colo.)/CP4 4:05.814

Bruce Gordon (South Bend, Ore.)/LC1                        5:31.070

Sam Kavanagh (Bozeman, Mont.)/LC2                        5:13.880

Matt King (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and pilot Anton Quist (Washington, D.C.)/B1-34:43.788

Scott Smith (Tucson, Ariz.) and pilot Denny Vaughn (Tuscon, Ariz.)/B1-3        
4:56.120

Clark Rachfal (Annapolis, Md.) and pilot Dave Swanson (Tuscon, Ariz.)/B1-3
4:39.061

Women (Pursuit)
Jennifer Schuble (Homewood, Ala.)/LC1/LC2/CP4                  4:16.645

Greta Neimanas (Colorado Springs, Colo./Chicago, Ill.)/LC1/LC2/CP4            4:00.384

Allison Jones (Colorado Springs, Colo.)/LC3/CP3             4:49.746

Barbara Buchan (Bend, Ore.)/LC3/CP3           4:34.565

The trials will wrap-up on Friday, June 6th with the road time trials at Bear Creek Lake Park in Morrison, Colo., at 8 a.m.

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 beth.bourgeois@usoc.org.

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