USA Cycling Names Paris 2024 Track Olympic Long Team

USA Cycling Unveils 12 Athletes for Women’s Team Pursuit, Madison, Omnium, and Men’s Omnium Events

USA Cycling has announced its selections for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, unveiling the Track Olympic Long Team. The team features a mix of experienced Olympians and fresh talent, preparing to compete in events including Women’s Team Pursuit, Women’s Madison, Women’s Omnium, and Men’s Omnium.

Usa Cycling Names Paris 2024 Track Olympic Long Team

The Women's Team:


The women's team includes a blend of veterans and newcomers. Here's a look at the selected athletes:
NameHometownCurrent Team
Olivia CumminsFort Collins, Colo.DNA Pro Cycling
Chloe DygertBrownsburg, Ind.CANYON//SRAM Racing
Emily EhrlichSlater, S.C.Virginia’s Blue Ridge TWENTY24
Kristen FaulknerHomer, AlaskaEF Education-Cannondale
Colleen GulickLong Beach, Calif.Team Skyline
Megan JastrabApple Valley, Calif.Team dsm-firmenich PostNL
Bethany MatsickWarrington, Penn.-
Jennifer ValenteSan Diego, Calif.Virginia’s Blue Ridge TWENTY24
Lily WilliamsTallahassee, Fla.Human Powered Health




The Men's Contenders:


Three athletes are in the running for a single spot in the Men’s Omnium event:
NameHometownCurrent Team
Grant KoontzNederland, Colo.Star Track Cycling
Colby LangeEdwards, Colo.Project Echelon Racing
Peter MooreSaint Paul, Minn.Jan van Arckel


Director's Perspective:


Craig Griffin, USA Cycling’s Director of Track, expressed confidence in the team’s preparation, emphasizing the balance between developing new talent and supporting experienced athletes. The focus has been on providing the necessary resources for both veterans and newcomers to succeed.

Looking Ahead:


As the Paris 2024 Olympic Games approach, the USA Cycling team will undergo rigorous training to ensure they are at their peak performance. The combination of experience and new energy is expected to yield strong results on the track.

Conclusion:


The announcement of the Track Olympic Long Team marks the beginning of an exciting journey towards the Paris 2024 Games. With a dedicated group of athletes and strong support, USA Cycling is poised to make a significant impact on the Olympic stage. Stay tuned for updates as the team prepares for this major event.

Last updated on 17-05-2024. Published in US Bike News
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