St George Cycling Club and the ACT-based Vikings Cycling Club have won the NSW Elite Team Pursuit Championships in Sydney today.
In the Elite Women category, the Canberran quartet of Hannah Calderwood, Kirsty Lower, Isabelle Burns (Vikings CC) and Claudia Marcks (Canberra CC) all backed up their team sprint efforts to win the 4,000 metre endurance event.
They rode unopposed to complete the race in a time of 5:35.768.
In the Elite Men, the St George team of Daniel Gandy, Rohan Haydon-Smith, Maximilian Cyreszko and Christopher McInnes made short work of Bankstown Sports CC, catching their opponents to take the title.
In the Masters and Junior events, teams including Randwick Botany CC, Lidcombe Auburn CC and the Western Region Academy of Sport all won gold medals.
The weekend of track racing continues tomorrow with the Clarence St Cyclery Cup and NJTS Sydney events.
Words and photos by Ryan Miu
For full results, visit: http://liveresults.nsw.cycling.org.au/2021/2021TeamSprintTeamPursuit//program.html
1. St George CC caught
2. Bankstown Sports CC
1. SHOOTLES (Hannah Calderwood, Kirsty Lower, Isabelle Burns, Claudia Marcks) 5:35.76
1. Randwick Botany CC 150+ caught
2. Bankstown Sports CC 150+
1. Team Talk 140+ 2:55.476
2. BKiss 140+ +2.77
1. St George Masters Open 3:36.729
2. Bankstown Sports CC +4.06
1. WRAS JM17 3:49.068
1. Awesome Foursome JW15 3:07.448
1. LACC Gold 2:39.426
2. WRAS JM15 +28.25