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Track Long Team for Olympics

On Friday, December 18 2015, USA Cycling revealed their track long team for the Olympics (2016 Olympic Games in Rio).  Both men’s and women’s long teams were announced, with a field of 11 discretionary and 1 automatic nomination for women, and 1 automatic and 2 discretionary nominations for men.

The final team is to be announced in June.  As more details become available, we will keep posting updates here at RaceVista.com.  We also welcome photos, videos and announcements from any of the athletes named – we’d love to share your news, stories and more here at Race Vista and support your efforts to reach your dreams in Rio!

Here’s the report at USA Cycling: http://www.usacycling.org/track-olympic-long-teams-unveiled.htm

Photo credit for photo at top of post: Casey B. Gibson

Here’s the list:

Women’s track long team
Kelly Catlin (Arden Hills, Minn./NorthStar Development): Team Pursuit
Chloe Dygert (Brownsburg, Ind./TWENTY16 p/b SHO-AIR): Team Pursuit
Missy Erickson (Alexandria, Minn./BIG Picture Cycling-Mission Possible 2016): Sprint, Keirin
Dana Feiss (Telford, Pa./Chester County Cycling Foundation): Sprint, Keirin
Kim Geist (Emmaus, Pa./Chester County Cycling Foundation-Team Alliance Environmental): Team Pursuit
Madalyn Godby (Louisville, Colo./University of Colorado-Colorado Springs): Sprint, Keirin
Sarah Hammer (Colorado Springs, Colo.): Omnium, Team Pursuit*
Beth Hernandez (Oakland, Calif./JAKROO Racing Team): Team Pursuit
Mandy Marqardt (Allentown, Pa./Team Novo Nordisk): Sprint, Keirin
Lauren Stephens (Dallas, Texas/Team TIBCO-SVB): Team Pursuit
Jennifer Valente (San Diego, Calif./TWENTY16 p/b SHO-AIR): Omnium, Team Pursuit
Ruth Winder (Lafayette, Calif./UnitedHealthcare): Team Pursuit

Men’s track long team
Matt Baranoski (Perkasie, Pa./Custom Velo): Keirin*
Jake Duehring (Irvine, Calif./GS Ciao): Omnium
Danny Robertson (Colorado Springs, Colo.): Keirin

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