Thursday, September 26, 2002
Hoy tops Tournant in 1,000-meter time trial
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Scotland's Chris Hoy won the
1,000-meter time trial Thursday at the World Track Cycling
Championships, just edging Frenchman Arnaud Tournant.
Hoy, a silver medalist at the Sydney Olympics who placed eighth
at the world championships last year, finished the four-lap race in 1
minute, 1.893 seconds.
Tournant, the defending champion, clocked 1:01.894. The bronze
medal went to Shane Kelly of Australia in 1:02.128.
Switzerland's Franco Marvulli won the men's 1,500-meter scratch
race ahead of Tony Gibb of Britain and Stefan Steinweg of Germany.
Natalja Tsylinskaja of Belarus captured the women's 500-meter
time trial in 34.838 seconds. Nancy Contreras Reyes of Mexico
finished second and Kerrie Meares of Australia was third.