TOKYO - Oksana Masters (Louisville, Ky.) and Alicia Dana (Putney, Vt.) each brought home medals for Team USA on the second day of road racing from Fuji International Speedway.
Masters won gold in consecutive days by dominating the women’s H5 classification (2:23:39). Now a 10-time Paralympic medalist, today’s event was Masters first win in a major road race competition.
Dana claimed the bronze medal with a 56:24 mark in the women’s H1-4 road race during the morning session. This third-place finish marks Dana’s second career Paralympic medal, including a silver in the same event at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016.
Team USA riders Ryan Pinney (Phoenix), Tom Davis (Fremont, Ind.) and Freddie de los Santos (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) also rode the circuit today, all putting up gutsy performances to the tune of fourth, fifth and sixth place finishes.
Road cycling continues Thursday from Fuji International Speedway.
-U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee-