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American Matt Baranoski earns bronze at junior track worlds

American Matt Baranoski (Perkasie, Penn./SUB 49) earned a bronze medal in the kilo event at the junior world track championships in Moscow, Russia, on Friday.

American Matt Baranoski (Perkasie, Penn./SUB 49) earned a bronze medal in the kilo event at the junior world track championships in Moscow, Russia, on Friday.

Baronski finished in 1:04.660 in just his second career 1km race. Australia’s Jaron Gardiner won the gold in 1:03.872, France’s Benjamin Edelin was secon in 1:04.374.

American Kaleb Koch (Glenview, Ill./Cycle Sports Foundation Inc.-ISCorp Cycling Team) also contested the race and finished 24th after registering a personal-best 1:06.921.

Another highlight of the second day was the American team of Addyson Albershadt (Matthews, N.C./FLYING PIGS), Kate Wilson (Los Angeles, Calif./FLYING PIGS) and Jacqueline Denny (Liberty, Mo./FLYING PIGS). The three women registered an unofficial American record by posting a 3:52.5 in the junior women’s team pursuit to qualify sixth.

Australia won the women’s pursuit in 3:27.654, followed by Russia and Italy.

In the women’s points race, Kate Wilson (Los Angeles, Calif./FLYING PIGS) finished ninth. The race was won by Italy’s Maria Giulia Canfalonieri.

After the flying lap (23rd), points race (22nd) and elimination race (21st), Mathew Lipscomb (Decatur, Ga./Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club-Hincapie Development team) currently sits in 25th in the men’s omnium. The three-kilometer individual pursuit, 10-kilometer scratch race and the one-kilometer time trial are slated for Friday.