Mandy Marquardt Wins 4 Elite National Sprint Titles

By teamnovonordisk

Race: 2016 USA Cycling Elite Track Nationals

Location: Trexlertown, Pennsylvania, USA

On July 26, Team Novo Nordisk Women’s Elite cyclist, Mandy Marquardt, sprinted to victory, winning all four United States Elite National Sprint Titles:

  • Elite Sprint
  • Keirin
  • 500m TT (with her 2016 victory, Mandy broke a 19 year old track record at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center)
  • Team Sprint

Below the 11-time US National Champion, who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 16, recaps her Track Nationals experience:

“It’s been great getting to train alongside the Sprinter’s Edge Track Development Program, coached by Andrew Harris, and we relentlessly push one another in training. It was a memorable week, and I’m motivated to get back to training. I have a great training group (Sprinter’s Edge) and Team Novo Nordisk. My parents live far away, and they were both able to be there to cheer me on- so they’re my good luck charms!

My goal now is to make this year’s Pan American Championship and World Cup Team. I’ve been working really hard, and have had great results at UCI events this season, so I’m eager to compete more internationally. As I reach the international stage, it’s all about the details. I’ve been working with a nutritionist, Dr. K.C. …read more

Via:: Team Novo Nordisk