01/12/2010 Heads up, round one of the world cup gets under way in Melbourne 2/12/2010 Some of New Zealnds young gun trackies are on a mission. With team points on offer towards 2012 in London, the road has begun. There is a reduced programme, but the Madison (Myron Simpson and Aaron Gate)(tomorrow night) and womens 500mtr tt (Saturday night) have been included in the Melbourne programme, and other "omitted" events(from Olympics) can be added by hosts countries to their programmes, as they see fit. Check out the uci web, and links for results. Cheers Once again auckland track had a good mid week race night. ride smart,ride hard and true. stay upright
well the Mens omnium is well under way, after the flying lap and points final, shane archibald is sitting in 2nd place, the woment team pursuiters are riding for bronze later tonight. and the young and talented womens team sprinters(steph and hetty) are still waiting for the end of qualifying to find out where they are placed in the big picture.
At the end of day one these are the results of racing involving our young kiwi fliers Mens team sprint 1st GBR time 43.829 2nd NZL time 44.339 3rd AIS time 44.545 Mean Madison 1st AUS.10 points 2nd NZL.14 points 1 lap down 3rd NED.10 points 1 lap down Womens Team pursuit 1st AUS time 3.22.171 2nd GER time 3.23.166 3rd NZL. time 3.23.477 Womens team sprint with junior under 19 junior world and oceania medalists steph mckenzie and 1st year elite henrietta mitchell, finnished a credible 12th out of 14 elite teams so at the end of day one the New Zealand team have accrued 10 UCI ponts to be in 2nd position behind Great Britain.
Hi all Just another wee up date from day two Womens sprint quals. steph mckenzie (18yrs old) 21st/35 riders with her second PB in two weeks 11.716 sec hetty mitchell (19yrs) 29th/35 riders 12.090 sec (both in their first elite comp) well done girls
Mens Keirin. Simon van velthoven was put out in the first round repechage
Men Omnium Shane Archibald take gold. weel done shane!!!!
Womens Omnium rushlee (there is a glitch with the overall telly link) sorry