Date: Monday, 16 October 2017

It's another World Track Cycling Masters Championships and it is yet another impressive swag of medals for Southland cyclist Erin Criglington.

After picking up a gold medal in the 5km scratch race at the World Championship event in Los Angeles Criglington has added two further bronze medals to her collection.

First came a bronze medal in the 500m time trial in the 45-39 age category where she rode a New Zealand record time of 38.280 seconds.

The difference between gold and bronze was tight with Criglington just .078sec slower than winner Kelly Grant.

Criglington then picked up a second bronze when she teamed up with Netherlands rider Carolien van Herrikhuyzen for the 35-54 women's team sprint. 

They qualified third fastest and rode off for bronze where they won in a time of 37.546sec.

It was quicker than their qualifying ride however not as fast as they rode in 2014.

Earlier in the event in Los Angles Criglington finished fourth in probably her preferred event, the individual pursuit.

Criglington has carved out an impressive record in masters cycling which included claiming five medals at the 2016 world event in Manchester.

Meanwhile, Christchurch's Graeme Litt has also been amongst the medals in Los Angles winning the 65-69 sprint to claim gold on the same day Criglington picked up her bronze medal in the team sprint.

Article courtesy Stuff

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