U.S. Open Cycling Championships

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The inaugural U. S. Open Cycling Championships is a road bicycle racing event that was held April 7, 2007 and ran from Williamsburg to Richmond, Virginia. The race was broadcast nationally in the United States on NBC Sports from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

The U.S. Open, developed in partnership with USA Cycling and sanctioned by the UCI with the men's event part of the 2006-2007 UCI America Tour. The U.S. Cycling Open featured both men's and women's professional fields. According to published reports,[1] the event attempts to showcase the historic attractions of the State of Virginia just weeks before the 400th Anniversary of America's first permanent English settlement in Jamestown, Virginia.

Winners[edit]

Men's Event[edit]

Year 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
2007 Canada Svein Tuft,
Symmetrics Professional Cycling Team
United States Pat McCarty,
Team Slipstream
Argentina Alejandro Borrajo,
Rite Aid Pro Cycling

Women's Event[edit]

Year 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
2007 United States Tina Pic,
Colavita/Sutter Home
United States Jennifer McRae,
Advil-Chapstick
United States Heather Labance,
Advil-Chapstick

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.velonews.com/race/dom/articles/10963.0.html Velonews.com: NBC Sports to air inaugural U.S. Open