Track Cycling

Track Cycling

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...

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,...

Silver linings for women’s team pursuit

In one of the most mesmerising and heart-breaking finals seen at a World Championships, the USA staged an amazing final lap comeback to stun the crowd and the Australian team. With just one lap remaining in the enthralling 16-lap final,...

Italy wins first title of UCI 2017 Track Worlds

Italy, Russia and New Zealand were the first nations to win gold medals as the competition got underway on Wednesday at the Hong Kong Velodrome, located in the Tseung Kwan O Sports Grounds. The first rainbow jersey to be awarded...

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...

Morton caps career-best Worlds

South Australia’s Stephanie Morton is celebrating her most successful world championship campaign which included two podium appearances and a fourth at the Hong Kong Velodrome. In her final event on Sunday, the women's keirin, two strong heat wins earlier in...

New Zealand encouraged by track cycling efforts

New Zealand’s track cyclists put aside a challenging Rio Olympics to finish with a record equalling five medals at the UCI World Championships in Hong Kong. This equalled the five medals won at the world championships in Melbourne in 2012...

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...

NZ Team Sprinters create cycling history with gold medal

Cycling New Zealand’s men’s team sprint trio have created history with victory on the first day of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong. The trio of Ethan Mitchell, Sam Webster and Eddie Dawkins, coached by Anthony Peden,...

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...

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Silver linings for women’s team pursuit

In one of the most mesmerising and heart-breaking finals seen at a World Championships, the USA staged an amazing final lap comeback to stun...

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