Taylor Phinney successfully defends 4000m pursuit title
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Taylor Phinney successfully defends 4000m pursuit title

by VeloNation Press at 3:24 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, Track, Race Reports and Results, World Championships

American Taylor Phinney brought home the first gold medal for the United States men today by defending his 4000 meter individual pursuit title from last year. Phinney clocked 4,16.600 minutes to beat New Zealand's Jesse Sergent in the final.

Phinney's win follows up teammate Sarah Hammer's performance yesterday, where she won the women's 3000 meter individual pursuit title.

Australian Jack Bobridge took another medal for the Australian team by beating Russian Alexander Serov in the battle for bronze.

Result, Individual pursuit
Gold Final
1. Taylor Phinney (USA) 4,16.600 min.
2. Jesse Sergent (New Zealand) 4,18.459 min.

Bronze Final
3. Jack Bobridge (Australia) 4,18.066 min.
4. Alexander Serov (Russia) 4.21.263 min.


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