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Hayduk breaks junior 500m American record

Colleen Hayduk (Team Fuji-Salamander) won a national title at this year's USAC Junior Track National Championships on opening night by setting a new national record in the women's age 17-18 500-meter time trial. Along with the jersey, she earned an automatic nomination to represent the United States at the UCI Junior Track World Championships later this summer in Mexico. Hayduk clocked a winning time of 36.656 seconds to best four other competitors in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her mark surpassed the old record of 37.280 previously held by Missy Thompson.

Three other national champions crowned Saturday night were Nik Reinert (Team Fuji-Salamander) in the points race, averaging 44.753 kph, Justin Williams (Team Rock) in the keirin, and Catherine Fiedler (Home Depot Center) in the 5km scratch race

Racing action was set to continue Sunday with titles up for grabs in the men's 17-18 3km individual pursuit and kilo time trial and the women's 17-18 sprint.

The 2007 USA Cycling Junior Track National Championships continue on Sunday as national titles up for grabs include the junior men’s 17-18 three-kilometer individual pursuit and kilometer time trial, as well as the junior women’s 17-18 sprint.