Issaquah High grad Jennie Reed earns cycling silver medal in London
August 7, 2012
After a 10th-place finish in Athens and a seventh-place finish in Beijing (amid a swarm of controversy) Jennie Reed finally has her medal.
The 14-time USA Cycling National Champion and Issaquah High School grad earned a silver medal in the team pursuit event in London on Aug. 4.
Reed participated in the semifinal and preliminary heats of the event. In the finals, Great Britain broke the world record for the gold medal while Canada took the bronze.
Reed started her track cycling career at the Marymoor Velodrome in Redmond. She resides in Long Beach, Calif.