Dygert Dominates In Tour Of The Gila Time Trial
Twenty20-Sho Air 's Chloe Dygert took her second stage win in two days Friday at the Tour of the Gila , covering the 26km out-and-back course in Tyrone with a time of 39:39, 13 seconds better than runner-up Sara Poidevin (Rally Cycling) and 18 seconds better than race leader Katie Hall (UnitedHealthcare), who held onto the red jersey for another day. Poidevin's effort pulled her to within seven seconds of Hall in the general classification, with Hall's teammate Leah Thomas in third at 2:07. Edwige Pitel (QCW) finished 12th on the day and dropped to fourth, 2:44 off Hall's pace. For her effort, Dygert moved to fifth overall at 3:11 back. Dygert has never raced at Gila before, so she relied on advice and information from her coach, Kristin Armstrong, a multiple world champion and Olympic old medallist in the race against the clock. "I really have an awesome coach ...
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