the future is looking good

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the future is looking good

Postby tallywhacker » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:20 am

I think we get so caught up in the hype surrounding the various tour scandles we tend to forget cyclings future. The world junior road and track champinshps in Mexico finished

Australian Team Medal Summary

Seven gold medals
Men's Individual Pursuit - Travis Meyer
Women's Individual Pursuit - Josephine Tomic (World Record)
Men's Scratch Race - Travis Meyer
Men's Teams Pursuit - Jack Bobridge, Leigh Howard, Travis Meyer & Glenn O'Shea
Men's Kilometre Time Trial - Thomas Palmer
Women's Points Race - Josephine Tomic
Men's Omnium - Glenn O'Shea

Three Silver medals
Women's Individual Pursuit - Sarah Kent
Men's Madison - Leigh Howard & Glenn O'Shea
Women's Keirin - Josephine Butler

Two Bronze medals
Men's Teams Sprint - Byron Davis, Jason Holloway & Thomas Palmer
Men's Individual Pursuit - Leigh Howard

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Postby MichaelB » Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:47 pm

Wow !!!! :shock: :shock:

They didn't list the WR set by Josephine Tomic (still at school), but they listed the one set by Tom Palmer (see excerpt below)

First year junior, Canberra's Tom Palmer, 17, set a new Australian record on his way to gold in the men's kilometre time trial. His time of 1min02.366sec (57.724km/h) lowered the Australian mark of 1min04.051 set by West Australian Scott Sunderland at the 2006 Junior World Championships in Belgium.

Bloody good work.

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