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UCI Para Cycling Track Championships Manchester 2009 – Day 1

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Day 1 Evening Session


A brilliant start to the UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships. First Gold goes to Great Britains Neil Fachie with pilot Barnie Storey. A New World Record of 1.02:217 was set, beating Storey’s record set with Anthony Kappes at the Beijing Olympics.

Report & Pictures by Chris Maher

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Men B&V1 1000m TT
Gold
Neil FACHIE-Richard STOREY
GBR 1:02.217 WR
Silver Simon JACKSON-David READLE
GBR 1:04.904
Bronze Jose Enrique PORTO-Jose Antonio VILLANUEVA
ESP 1:05.683

Second gold also goes to Great Britains Darren Kenny with a close second to Rik Waddon. Britans tally now stands at 4 Medals. 2 Silver & 2 Gold.

Men CP3 1000m TT
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Gold Darren Kenny GBR 1:11.472
Silver
Rik WADDON GBR 1:11.513
Bronze Juan Emilio GUTIERREZ
ESP

Men CP4 1000m TT
Gold
Jiri BOUSKA
CZE 1:10.520
Bronze Michele PITTACOLO
ITA
Silver Aaron TRENT
USA

Australian Michael Gallagher caught his man with over 2 laps to go and claimed the Gold for Australia.

Men LC1 4000m Pursuit
Gold
Michael GALLAGHER
AUS 4:41.568
Bronze Wolgang EIBECK
AUT
Silver Wolfgang SACHER
GER

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In the Men’s LC2 4km Pursuit, Jiri Jezek takes gold, but had also set a New World Record in the qualifying earlier in the day with a time of 4:40.899. Roberto Alcaide passed his opponent with over 4 laps to go to claim Bronze. He tried to see whether he could get near his World record set in Aigle, Switzerland in 2006 but gave up with a lap & a half to go.

Men LC2 4000m Pursuit
Gold CZE Jiri Jezek 4:41.883
Silver ROU Carol Eduard Novak
Bronze Roberto ALCAIDE ESP

Men LC3 4000m Pursuit
Gold
Tobias GRAF
GER
Silver Masaki FUJITA
JPN
Bronze Fabrizio Macci
ITA

Men LC4 4000m Pursuit
Gold
Michael TEUBER
GER
Silver Juan Jose MENDEZ ESP
Bronze
Paulo VIGANO ITA

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