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...

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...

Cure claims tenth career world medal

Twelve hours after a winning silver in the team pursuit, Amy Cure (TAS) found the world championships podium for a second time as she took bronze in the omnium. The new format of the omnium introduced by the UCI for...

Steph surges to sprint silver

South Australia’s Stephanie Morton (SA) joined elite company on Friday by becoming just the fourth Australian woman to reach a world championship sprint podium. As the new Olympic cycle begins to gain momentum, Morton proved herself as a serious contender...

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 Kong Velodrome on Friday night. The win returned the master tactician to the top step of...

Morton charges into final four in sprint

Less than twenty-fours hours after claiming silver in the team sprint, South Australia’s Stephanie Morton (SA) launched herself into the women’s sprint final four with a powerful and controlled demonstration on Thursday. The unassuming South Australian topped the women’s sprint...

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...

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,...

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...

Steph & Kaarle storm to team sprint silver

Looking resplendent new Santini Cycling Wear team kits which were unveiled on the eve of the Championships, the Australian cycling team glittered on the opening day of the 2017 UCI Track World Championships in Hong Kong. Three-time world champion Kaarle...

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...

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