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Craddock takes silver at world junior TT championship

American Lawson Craddock (Hot Tubes) earned the silver medal in the time trial at the UCI Junior Road World Championships in Moscow, Russia on Friday. Craddock recorded a time of 32:54.45 on the 25.8-kilometer course, narrowly missing the world title. The Texan finished only 2.2 seconds behind Australia's Luke Durbrige who scored a time of 32:52:23. Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark earned the bronze at 33:03.01. The only other American contesting the event, Nathan Brown (Covington, Tenn./Hot Tubes) was 34th at 34:42.62.

American Lawson Craddock (Hot Tubes) earned the silver medal in the time trial at the UCI Junior Road World Championships in Moscow, Russia on Friday.

Craddock recorded a time of 32:54.45 on the 25.8-kilometer course, narrowly missing the world title. The Texan finished only 2.2 seconds behind Australia’s Luke Durbrige who scored a time of 32:52:23. Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark earned the bronze at 33:03.01.

The only other American contesting the event, Nathan Brown (Covington, Tenn./Hot Tubes) was 34th at 34:42.62.

In the women’s 12.9-kilometer event, Cana Solovey of the Ukraine ran away with the world title with a time of 17:39.43, more than 40 seconds faster than her closest competitor. Coryn Riveria (Proman Hit Squad) posted the top American time of 19:06.10 to earn 16th place among 35 riders. Jessica Prinner (ABD) placed 21st with a time of 19:10.76.

The UCI Junior Road World Championships will continue on Aug. 9 with both the men’s and women’s road race events. Riveria and Prinner will join forces with Kendall Ryan (NOW-MS Society) in the women’s road race.

Ranked second internationally as a country, the junior men’s road squad is expected to make some waves as Jacob Rathe (CMG Racing), Gavin Mannion (Hot Tubes), Ian Boswell (Hot Tubes) and Ryan Eastman (All Sport-Team Swift) will join Craddock and Brown for the men’s road event.

UCI Junior Road World Championships
Time Trial
August 7, 2009

Women’s time trial

1. Cana Solovey (UKR) 12.9km in 17:39.43
2. Pauline Ferrand Prevot (FRA) 18:20.57
3. Elizaveta Oshurkova (UKR) 18:28.46

16. Coryn Riveria (Tustin, Calif./Proman Hit Squad) 19:06.10
21. Jessican Prinner (South Elgin, Ill./ABD Cycling Team) 19:10.76

Men’s Time Trial

1. Luke Drubridge (AUS) 25.8km in 32:52.23
2. Lawson Craddock (Houston, Texas/Hot Tubes) 32:54.45
3. Lasse Norman Hansen (DEN) 33:03.01

34. Nathan Brown (Covington, Tenn./Hot Tubes) 34:42.62