07/12/2015 11:55 EDT | Updated 07/12/2016 05:59 EDT

Canada's Batty takes Pan Am gold in women's mountain bike, teammate Pendrel second

ORO-MEDONTE, Ont. - It was a one-two finish for Canada in the women's mountain biking competition at the Pan Am Games.

Emily Batty won the gold and Catharine Pendrel took the silver today at Hardwood Mountain Bike Park.

Batty finished in an unofficial time of 1:27:13, seven seconds ahead of Pendrel, who won gold at the 2007 Rio Games.

Erin Huck of the U.S., was third, 5:23 off the pace.

Raphael Gagne of Quebec City and Derek Zandstra of Trenton, Ont., will compete in the men's race later in the day.