Semick leads USA to team silver medal at 100 km World Cup

11-10-2008

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TARQUINIAL, Italy - Kami Semick (Bend, Ore.), finished second Saturday at the IAU 100 km World Cup in Tarquinial, Italy, leading an outstanding American team performance. Semick's time of 7:33:58 led Team USA to the team silver medal.

Meghan Arbogast (Corvallis, Ore.) finished sixth in 7:52:21, while Devon Crosby-Helms (San Francisco, Calif.), rounded out the team scoring, finishing tenth in 8:01:52.

In the men's race, first-time Team USA member Michael Wardian (Arlington, Va.) led American men, finishing ninth in 7:06:35. Adam Lint (Seattle, Wash.) finished in 50th-place in 8:06:35.

For more information on the IAU 100 km World Cup visit www.usatf.org.