Cycling Squad Completes Most Successful State Titles Campaign

The Academy cycling program has just completed its most successful State Championships campaign over the weekend with three members selected to represent NSW at the upcoming National Championships which will be held 24-27 Feb in Launceston.

Emily Yeaman, Stephen Cuff and Joshua Brodie have all gained selection in the NSW team for the 2016 Junior Track National Championships.

It was a breakthrough event for the two girls in the program, Emily Yeaman and Hannah Sandison whose commitment and dedication to their training paid dividends when they took home the gold as teammates in the Madison.

Emily also secured another spot on the podium when she crossed the line in second place during the individual pursuit to win the silver.

Stephen Cuff continued his stellar run of form winning silver in the Madison and Individual pursuit, whilst also claiming a bronze in the scratch race.

Joshua Brodie added to the WSAS haul of medals at the championships, winning silver in the Keirin and picking up two bronze, one in the individual pursuit and the other in the scratch race.

WSAS State Championships Results:

  • Emily Yeaman & Hannah Sandison – Gold medalists in the Madison
  • Emily Yeaman – Silver medal in the Individual Pursuit, 7th in the Scratch Race
  • Hannah Sandison – 4th in the 250m Standing lap, 5th in the Sprint, 5th in the Kieran, 5th in the 500m Time Trial
  • Stephen Cuff – Silver medal in the Individual Pursuit, silver medal in the Madison, bronze medal in the Scratch Race, 5th in the 500m Time Trial
  • Joshua Brodie – ¬†Silver medal in the Keirin, Bronze medal in the individual pursuit, Bronze medal in the Scratch Race, 4th in the Sprint, 5th in the 500m Time Trial
  • Nathan Craig – 5th in the Scratch Race, 6th in the Madison, 8th in the Individual Pursuit
  • Tim Spackman – 6th in the Madison

The results are a true testament to the hard work and dedication that the athletes, coaches and managers put into the program and they need to be commended on these fantastic achievements!

 

Posted: 27th January 2016