Identification Badge from UCI World Cup Classic

Description
This plastic athlete’s pass used by American track cycling World Champion Sarah Hammer (b. 1983) is from the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classic event that took place in Cali Colombia from December 16th to the 18th, 2010.
Sarah Hammer is a five-time World Champion (2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013) and as of 2013, is a world record holder in a track cycling event called the individual pursuit. In the individual pursuit, two riders start from stationary positions at opposite sides of an oval cycling track, also called a velodrome, and race against each other for a distance of 4 kilometers for men and 3 kilometers for women.
The 2010 to 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics was a season-long multi-race tournament that ran from 2 December 2010 to 20 February 2011 and was held in four different venues: Melbourne, Australia, Cali Colombia, Beijing, China, and Manchester, Great Britain.
At the Cali World Cup Classic, Sarah Hammer finished first in the omnium event and first, alongside her U.S. squadmates Dotsie Bausch and Lauren Tamayo, in the team pursuit.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
identification badge
identification badge, cycling
date made
2010
used date
2010-12-16 to 2010-12-18
wearer
Hammer, Sarah
Physical Description
plastic laminate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 11.43 cm
used
Colombia: Valle del Cauca, Cali
ID Number
2012.0212.04
accession number
2012.0212
catalog number
2012.0212.04
subject
Sports
Cycling
Amateur
Women
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Bicycling
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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