Jame Carney scored the bronze medal in the points race on Saturday, the highlight of the U.S. squad’s performance in the first two days of the fifth and final round of the UCI World Track Cup, in Ipoh, Malaysia.
Mathew Gilmore, riding for Belgium, won the points race on Saturday night, with Denmark’s Jimmi Madsen edging Carney for second place by one point, 16 to 15.
The next best U.S. performance came from Erin Mirabella, who finished fourth in the women’s pursuit, won by Germany’s Christina Becker. Canadian Lori-Ann Muenzer won the match sprint.
UCI World Track Cup;
Kilometer:; 1. Stefan Nimke (G), 1:03.65; 2. Mark Renshaw (Aus), 1:04.79; 3. Herve Gane (F), 1:05.03.;
Women’s pursuit:; 1. Christina Becker (G), 3:45.34; 2. Diana Ziliute (Lit); 3. Katherine Bates (Aus); 4. Erin Mirabella (USA).;
Team pursuit:; 1. Germany, 4:24.884; 2. Czech Republic; 3. Iran; 4. Kazakstan.;
Women’s sprint:; 1. Lori Ann Muenzer; 2. Kerrie Meares (Aus); 3. Katrin Meinke (G); 4. Wang Yan (Chn);
Men’s points race:; 1. Mathew Gilmore (B); 2. Jimmi Madsen (Dk); 3. Jame Carney (USA);
Men’s sprint:; 1. Jobie Dajka (Aus); 2. Matthias John (G); 3. Rene Wolff (G); 4. Ryan Bayley (Aus).