2016 World Champions Will Look to Retain Current Form
- Kelly Catlin (Arden Hills, Minn./NorthStar Development): Women’s Team Pursuit
- Chloe Dygert (Brownsburg, Ind./TWENTY16 p/b SHO-AIR): Women’s Team Pursuit
- Sarah Hammer (Colorado Springs, Colo.): Women’s Omnium*, Women’s Team Pursuit
- Jennifer Valente (San Diego, Calif./TWENTY16 p/b SHO-AIR): Women’s Team Pursuit
- Ruth Winder (Lafayette, Calif./UnitedHealthcare): Women’s Team Pursuit
The United States won its first medal of the track cycling world championships in March 2016, beating Canada to take gold in the women’s team pursuit.
The quartet of Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente led from start to finish to cross the line in 4 minutes, 16.802 seconds.
Track cycling at the 2016 Olympic Games runs Aug. 11-16 at the Rio Olympic Velodrome in Barra.
All nominations to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team are subject to approval by the United States Olympic Committee
Source: USA Cycling