Asian Track Cycling: Alena brings second medal for India

Alena Reji improved her National junior record on way to a bronze medal in the 500m time trial for junior women in the Asian Track cycling championship.

Alena Reji who won a second bronze for India in in the Asian Track Cycling championship in New Delhi on Tuesday. At right is her coach.

Alena Reji improved her National junior record on way to a bronze medal in the 500m time trial for junior women in the Asian Track cycling championship here on Tuesday.

This was Alena’s second bronze after clocking 37.439 seconds and India’s second medal too.

Deborah Herold, who has graduated to the senior ranks, also set a National record in 500m time trial for elite women. She clocked 35.43 seconds for the fourth place.

The results:

Men: Elite (team pursuit 4-km): 1. China 4:01.04, 2. Korea 4:01.83, 3. Japan 4:06.53.

Men Juniors (Finals): 500m Time Trial: 1. Lee Wai Sze (Hkg) 34.20, 2. Sunyong Cho (Kor) 35.22, 3. Li Xue Mei (Chn) 35.27; Team Pursuit 4-km: 1. Kazakhsthan 4:17.561, 2. Korea 4:17.714, 3. Japan 4:22.003.

Women Juniors (Finals): 500m Time Trial: 1. Chao Yue Shen (Chn) 35.29, 2. Seolhwa Jeong (Kor) 36.35, 3. Aleena Reji (Ind) 37.43.

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