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Huff, Reed win gold at Pan Am track championships

Brad Huff and Jennie Reed scored two gold medals for the United States as the Pan American Road and Track Championships got under way Monday in Valencia, Venezuela. Huff won the men’s omnium with 15 points, narrowly beating Colombia’s Juan Arango (16) and the Dominican Republic’s Jorge Perez (16) in the five-event competition. In the omnium, the lowest score wins. Huff finished second in the 200-meter time trial, fifth in the scratch race, third in the individual pursuit and fifth in the points race before clinching his overall victory with a close win in the kilometer time trial. In the

Brad Huff and Jennie Reed scored two gold medals for the United States as the Pan American Road and Track Championships got under way Monday in Valencia, Venezuela.

Huff won the men’s omnium with 15 points, narrowly beating Colombia’s Juan Arango (16) and the Dominican Republic’s Jorge Perez (16) in the five-event competition. In the omnium, the lowest score wins.

Huff finished second in the 200-meter time trial, fifth in the scratch race, third in the individual pursuit and fifth in the points race before clinching his overall victory with a close win in the kilometer time trial. In the women’s keirin, Reed edged Lizandra Guerra (Cub) in a six-woman final that also included Nancy Contreras (Mex), Diana Garcia (Col), Monique Sullivan (Can) and Sol Roa (Col). Reed’s victory automatically qualifies her for the 2008 UCI Track World Championships next March in Manchester, Great Britain.

2007 Pan American Road and Track Championships
Valencia, Venezuela
May 21-27
Men
Omnium

1. Brad Huff (USA), 15
2. Juan Arango (Col), 16
3. Jorge Perez (Dom), 16
4. Gonzalo Miranda (Chi), 20
5. Frederick Segura (Ven), 21

Keirin
1. Julio Hererra (Cub)
2. Hernan Sanchez (Col)
3. Ahmed Lopez (Cub)
4. Adam Duvendeck (USA)
5. Cam Mackinnon (Can)

Women
1. Jennie Reed (USA)
2. Lizandra Guerra (Cub)
3. Nancy Contreras (Mex)
4. Diana Garcia (Col)
5. Monique Sullivan (Can)