Lauren Tamayo, Pursuit Team Grab Silver Medal in London
Lauren Franges Tamayo became the latest T-Town rider to medal in an Olympic Games, when she and her U.S. teammates claim Silver in the Women’s Team Pursuit in London on Saturday evening. Tamayo, a Central Catholic grad and product of Valley Preferred Cycling Center’s community programs, teamed with with former world champion Sarah Hammer, another name T-town fans may recognize, and Dotsie Bausch to finish second in the Gold Medal final to Great Britain. Meanwhile, Topton’s Bobby Lea Lea finished the two-day men’s omnium in 12th place overall. Read more about the 2012 Games from velodrome beat writer Gary Blockus in today’s Morning Call.
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