Oceania Cycling: Three gold medals for Australians

Oceania Cycling: Three gold medals for Australians

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Australia has enjoyed a meaningful day at the Oceania Track Cycling Championships that is taking place In Cambridge, New Zealand by winning three gold medals.

 

Jordan Kerby won the men’s 4000m individual pursuit in only 4 hours and 13 minutes while Josh Harrison took the 15km scratch and Stephanie Morton took the keirin.

 

 

Kerby, the Queensland 25-year old rider has now added his Ocean success to his Australian, national title’s portfolio. “It means a lot,” Kerby said soon after adding his third individual title in his 2017 calendar.  He is now looking to continue testing and challenging himself in the following performances.

 

 

Meanwhile Josh Harrison prevailed in an all-Australian sprint finish grabbing the men’s 15km scratch race.

 

Stephanie Morton took the women’s keirin.

 

As for the South Australian rider, yesterday’s victory was her second medal of the week taking also the World Cup silver medal home after a deserving victory.

 

With only a lap to go home girl Natasha Hansen opened an advantage, however, Morton timed her run to hit the finish line first.

 

 

Bronze medal went to Kaarle McCulloch who claimed her third medal of the week beating fellow Holly Takos.

 


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