Armstrong Makes It Three For Three At Sea Otter

Posted on 16. Apr, 2011 by in race

The only woman to break the 19 minute barrier, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) flew on the 7.8 mi (12.6 km) hilly course. The Olympic Gold TT Medalist stopped the clock at 18:55 and claimed her third victory in a row at the Sea Otter Classic.

Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) won Sea Otter Classic - Time Trial

Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) won Sea Otter Classic - Time Trial

Triathlete Rhae Shaw was 47 seconds down to take second and Jennifer Wheeler (TIBCO/To The Top) took third at 1:14 down.

Jennifer Wheeler (TIBCO/To The Top) finished 3rd at Sea Otter Classic - Time Trial

Jennifer Wheeler (TIBCO/To The Top) finished 3rd at Sea Otter Classic - Time Trial

Armstrong has a unassailable lead in the omnium with one stage to go, the Circuit Race on the Laguna Seca racetrack with the famous corkscrew. The women race for 2 hours on the 2.2-mile loop where the wind often plays a factor.

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Top 3 Stage 3 Results
1. Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) 18:55
2. Rhae Shaw 19:42
3. Jennifer Wheeler (TIBCO/To The Top) 20:09

GC After Stage 3
1. Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12)

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