Sarah Hammer

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Sarah Hammer
Sarah Hammer at the 2010 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark - 20100324.jpg
Personal information
Full name Sarah Kathryn Hammer
Born (1983-08-18) August 18, 1983 (age 33)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Team information
Discipline Track cycling

Sarah Kathryn Hammer (born August 18, 1983) is an American professional racing cyclist and four-time Olympic silver medalist. With seven world championships, she has been called, "America's most decorated track athlete."[1]

Career[edit]

Hammer is a five-time champion (2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2013) in the individual pursuit and two-time champion (2013 & 2014) in the omnium at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Hammer finished fifth overall in the individual pursuit and did not finish in the points race.[2][3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Hammer won a team silver medal in the Women's team pursuit, as well as an individual silver medal in the Women's Omnium.[4]

Hammer currently holds the world record in the 3000 m individual pursuit.

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Records
Preceded by

New Zealand Sarah Ulmer
Women's 3000 metre individual pursuit
May 11, 2010 – present
Succeeded by

Incumbent