For just a couple minutes this morning the U.S. cycling team set a world record in team pursuit.
Kelly Catlin of Arden Hills was one of the four cyclists that circled the Rio Olympic Velodrome in a record 4:12.28 time during the first round heat against Australia.
Catlin, along with her teammates Sarah Hammer, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente, were usurped by Great Britain, who finished with a time of 4:12.15 in the following heat.
The finals in team pursuit will happen later this afternoon, and it certainly will be a close one.
Catlin made history earlier this year when she was part of the five-member women’s team that won the first world title for the USA Cycling team in team pursuit, her Team USA bio states.