Faulkner and Quinn Secure Victories in 2024 USA Cycling Championships

Kristen Faulkner claims maiden national title as Sean Quinn clinches dramatic win in road race showdown.

Elite U23 Women’s Road Race

The 2024 USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships witnessed intense battles as riders tackled a challenging 127-kilometer course. Kristen Faulkner of EF Education-Cannondale emerged triumphant, securing her first-ever national championship title in a solo effort.

Kristen Faulkner Wins 2024 Usa Cycling Elite Womens Road Race

The race unfolded with early attacks splintering the peloton, setting the stage for a thrilling showdown. Faulkner's decisive move on the final descent propelled her ahead, ultimately crossing the finish line ahead of Ruth Edwards and Coryn Labecki, who secured the second and third positions respectively.

Elite Women’s Results:

1Kristen FaulknerHomer, AlaskaEF Education-Cannondale
2Ruth EdwardsNederland, ColoradoHuman Powered Health
3Coryn LabeckiTustin, CaliforniaEF Education-Cannondale

Nicole Steinmetz Wins 2024 Usa Cycling U23 Womens Road Race

Under-23 Women’s Results:

1Nicole SteinmetzLoomis, CaliforniaUCI CTW: Cynisca Cycling
2Kaia SchmidMarblehead, MassachusettsLiv-Alula-Jayco
3Kayla DavisHidden Hills, CaliforniaSerious Cycling

Elite Men’s Road Race

The Elite Men's Road Race proved to be equally captivating, with Sean Quinn of EF Education-EasyPost emerging as the victor in a nail-biting sprint finish. Quinn's determination and tactical acumen propelled him to victory, edging out Brandon McNulty and Neilson Powless who secured second and third places respectively. The race saw early breakaways and tactical maneuvers, with Quinn overcoming a setback with a flat tire to stage a remarkable comeback and clinch the coveted Stars and Stripes jersey.

Sean Quinn Wins 2024 Usa Cycling Elite Mens Road Race

Elite Men’s Results:

1Sean QuinnSherman Oaks, CaliforniaEF Education-EasyPost
2Brandon McNultyPhoenix, ArizonaUAE Team Emirates
3Neilson PowlessRoseville, CaliforniaEF Education-EasyPost

The 2024 USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships delivered exhilarating performances and captivating moments, showcasing the skill and resilience of elite cyclists. Faulkner and Quinn's triumphs underscored their prowess on the road, marking a memorable edition of the prestigious event. As the cycling community reflects on the thrilling races in Charleston, anticipation builds for next year's championship, promising more excitement and unforgettable moments on the road.

Last updated on 20-05-2024. Published in US Bike News
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