December 11th / 2009
Simona, won 500 meters again.
Result was equal to Sprint.
With a great demonstration of strenght, Simona Krupeckaite (Lithuania) won 500 meters time trial, beat in final to Willy Kanis (Holland).
Simona, lithuan blondie, renew his world champion in this difficult race of track cycling.
Third place was to cuban Lisandra Guerra, and fourth place was Diana García (Colombia), in a equal result of Sprint race, yesterday.
Just 74 thousandths of second separated to Simona from Willy; first lap, Willy was faster, but Simona made best sprint in final lap.
Sarah Hammer won Individual Pursuit.
American beat track record.
Sarah Hammer confirmed his condition of great pistard and won, without mitigating factors, 3000 m individual pursuit of Track World Cup UCI Cali.
Hammer, beat to canadian Tara Whitten, through catch him in final by gold medal, while Vilija Sereikaite (Lithuan) won, in spectacular final, bronze medal, leaving fourth place to colombian Maria Luisa Calle.
Hammer beat track record, with 3:27.514, overcoming last record, of Sereikaite, of 3:33.307.
It´s a logical result, because three medal winner of 2009, Sereikaite, Calle and Whitten, arrived to final, but Hammer was faster in this opportunity.
Germany defended his leader condition in Madison.
Colombia won bronze medal.
Germany pair, integrated by Marcel Barth and Eric Mohs, won Madison, complex race by pair with turns between riders of same team.
Barth and Mohs won with 2 advantage laps, overtaking to Lokomotiv and Colombia pairs, with 1 advantage laps.
Race was very fast, with many tactical movements and so much attacks.
First team to attack was Lokomotiv. Almost take lap, but Germany accelerated and avoid catch.
Move on now Belgium, Russia and Dominican Republlic, and first sprint was to caribeans. But group go fast, and it don´t avoid escapes...
More attacks, until Germany could make difference and they could take lap. Now, Germany controlled attacks, until Colombia and Lokomotiv attacked, make difference, Germany counterattacked, and 3 pairs took lap. Now, with 3 teams winning by laps, the control was strong. And points in sprints make difference, but to define medals.
Germany renew leader condition, and they guaranteed attendance to next World Championship.
Holland Team was Mechanic Orange in Team Sprint.
They beat Lithuan in spectacular sprint.
Yvonne Hijgenaar and Willy Kanis, Holland pair, won Team Sprint, with a little diferencia over Lithuan team, integrated by Simona Krupeckaite and Gintare Gaivenyte.
503 thousandths of second separated gold medal from silver medal.
Bronze medal was to Russian team, integrated by Victoria Baranova and Olga Streltosova. Russia beat Cuba team.
Holland recover after two defeats of Willy Kanis, and to day won this competition, beat to Simona Krupeckaite, in final.
Colombia lose by a few thusandths the possibility of enter to final, and the pair integrated by Milena Salcedo and Diana García, was fifth.
Victory of Holland pair is double, because now they are World Cup Leader.
Kevin Sireau, faster in World Cup UCI Cali.
French, Cofidis team rider, continued dominance of his nation in fast races.
Sireau, demonstrated his velocity in all heats, beat all rivals in 8 series and winning 200 meters, previous to sprint.
French don´t lose any hit, and always he run with total control over his rivals.
In semifinal Sireau won without problems, beat canadian Travis Smith. In final, german Robert Forsterman was beated by Sireau.
The germans Alexander Levy and Forsterman met in semifinals, where Forsterman clasified to final because Levy was relegated in second heat, and Forsterman won in extremis first heat.
Colombian junior Cristian Tamayo was the great surprise, with his classification to final quarter, and lose with canadian Travis Smith, in extend clash. Tamayo was sexth place.
Tamayo is sprint bronze medal and fourth place in keirin in junior World Championship 2009.
French Sireau is leader of World Cup.