April 12, 2014 (Aguascalientes, MEX) – Calgary’s Jaye Milley captured the bronze medal in the men’s C1 Individual Pursuit at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships, which are being held this week in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Milley easily defeated Erich Winkler of Germany in the bronze medal race, crossing the finish line with a time of 4:00.277, a 5-second lead on his main opponent. The time posted in the bronze medal broke the previous Canadian record of the category.
Earlier in the day, Milley qualified for the bronze medal race by posting the third fastest time in the qualifiers, completing the 3-km distance in 4:07.232.
Braydon McDougall, also of Calgary, AB, finished fifth of the same race. Yesterday, Marie-Claude Molnar of Ste-Adèle, QC also finished fifth in the women’s C4 500m time trial race.
The 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships continue today and tomorrow.
Individual Pursuit – Men C1
1. Rodrigo Fernand Lopez (ARG) 3:59.768
2. Juan Jose Mendez (ESP) 4:01.593
3. Jaye Milley (CAN) 4:00.277
5. Brayden McDougall (CAN) 4:13.419
500m Time Trial – Women C4
1. Jianping Ruan (CHN) 37.879
2. Katherine Horan (NZL) 39.062
3. Susan Powell (AUS) 39.335
5. Marie-Claude Molnar (CAN) 42.207