National junior cyclist Kollyn St George added another gold medal to her collection, winning the junior women’s 500 metres time trial at the Junior Pan American Cycling Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, on Tuesday night.
Sei Daniel also got on the podium for T&T, grabbing bronze in the junior men’s keirin to push T&T’s medal tally to three. St George broke the national junior, national elite and junior Pan American record when she stopped the clock in 35.04 seconds.
Keiana Lester also competed in the time trial, falling just shy of another medal for T&T after placing an agonising fourth. On Monday night Lester and St George won gold in the junior women’s team sprint. In his first outing at the Junior Pan Games, Tyler Cole finished fifth in the junior men’s scratch event.
Up to press time last night, St George and Lester qualified for the quarter-finals of the women’s individual sprint.
St George crushed the national junior and elite records with a time of 11.854, breaking the previous time of 12.235 set in 2013 at the same venue. Lester also went under the previous record, setting a personal best with a time of 12.001 seconds. St. George qualified with the sixth fastest time, while Lester was eighth fastest.
Also competing yesterday were Cole in the men’s omnium, Teniel Campbell in the women’s 2km individual pursuit and Ramon Belmontes in the men’s points race.