Track Cycling

Track Cycling

Heartbreak for Glaetzer in sprint

2016 silver medallist Matthew Glaetzer was on target for his second career men’s sprint podium appearance before unceremoniously exiting the competition after being relegated by event officials following his quarterfinals match up. To most inside the Hong Kong Velodrome, it...

Ankudinoff solos to pursuit silver

Two days after grabbing an emotional silver in the team event, Sydney’s Ashlee Ankudinoff soled to the individual pursuit silver medal and her sixth career world championships medal. It was a welcomed return to the individual race against the clock...

Team pursuit sizzle in qualifying

Reigning world champions Australia kick started its men's team pursuit title defense with a scorching near-world record ride in the afternoon’s qualifying session. Coach Tim Decker’s opening line-up boasted no shortage of rainbow jerseys, with reigning world champions Sam Welsford...

Close silver for Gate, Mitchell creates history for No 5

New Zealand cyclist Aaron Gate went within a whisker of a second rainbow jersey while teammate Ethan Mitchell created history on the penultimate day of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong. Gate, the 2013 omnium world champion,...

Killer Kerby claims world title on debut

On a magical Friday night for Australia, it was Queensland’s Jordan Kerby who stole the spotlight with an astonishing performance while on his world championships debut. Kerby rocketed to his maiden world title in the individual pursuit just hours after...

South Australia and Victoria share the spoils on day one of TrackNats

South Australia and Victoria shared the spoils on the opening day of the 2018 TrackNats in Brisbane as they shared eight of the ten green and gold jerseys on offer.​ Day 1 Summary Elite Men’s Time Trial – Matthew Glaetzer...

Glaetzer’s sea-level record sets scorching tone for TrackNats

Matthew Glaetzer's (SA) one-kilometre time trial sea-level world record set a scorching tone on the opening session of the 2018 Track National Championships in Brisbane on Thursday. The powerful South Australian hammered to the first gold medal on offer for the...

Ankudinoff executes to precision & Welsford conquers rainbows

Ankudinoff executes to precision & Welsford conquers rainbows as seven national champions are crowned on day two of the 2018 Cycling Australia Track National Championships in Brisbane. Men’s Individual Pursuit  Western Australia’s Sam Welsford conquered reigning world and national champion Jordan Kerby (QLD),...

Cure creates world championship history

Tasmania’s Amy Cure, 24, made history by becoming the first person in track cycling history to win a medal in six different world championship events. Cure’s 2017 world championships campaign came to a close with a trademark fighting performance to...

Australia surges to title defense

Australia charged to a sixth team pursuit world crown in eight years with an emphatic win over trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand in the final in Hong Kong. There was no shortage of rainbow experience on the final start line for...

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Magical Meyer claims eighth world title

A plan executed to near perfection saw Perth’s Cameron Meyer claim his fourth points world title and eighth career rainbow jersey at the Hong...

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