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Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) are pleased to announce the Under 19 Australian XCO Team to compete at the 2017 UCI MTB World Championships at Cairns from 5-10th September.

Twelve riders, and two reserves, have been selected for the season ending world championship which is being held in Australia for the third time, the last in Canberra eight years ago.

The U19 Men are:

Charlie Brodie

Isaac Buckell

Matthew Dinham

Sam Fox

Kian Lerch-Mackinnon

Ben Metcalfe

Cameron Wright (U19 National Champion)

1st Reserve: Jasper Albrecht 2nd Reserve: Sam Walsh


The U19 Women are:

Teagan Atherstone

Katherine Hosking (U19 National Champion)

Olivia Nendick

Courtney Snowball

Sarah Tucknott

MTBA CEO Shane Coppin congratulated those who will have the opportunity of riding in front of their home crowd in September.

“I am sure all those selected will be great ambassadors wearing the green and gold kit in front of their family and friends.”