Women’s B&VI Sprint

Qualifying

Qualifying

A new World Record was set by favourites Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott in qualifying, with Jessica Gallagher and Madison Janssen also recording an impressive time.

1 THORNHILL Sophie & SCOTT Helen ENG 10.609
2 GALLAGHER Jessica & JANSSEN Madison AUS 10.954
4 McGLYNN Aileen & HASTON Louise SCO 11.157

Finals

It was Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott who took home to Gold in two rides, after a tactical  masterclass.

GOLD THORNHILL Sophie & SCOTT Helen ENG

2 GALLAGHER Jessica & JANSSEN Madison AUS
3 McGLYNN Aileen & HASTON Louise SCO

Women’s Team Pursuit

Qualifying 

Australia also dominated in the Women’s Team Pursuit posting an impressive qualifying time. Wales had a disappointing performance despite an impressive line up.

1 Australia (MANLY Alexandra, EDMONDSON Annette,  ANKUDINOFF Ashlee, CURE Amy) 4:17.218 Qualified for Gold
2 New Zealand (JAMES Kirstie, BUCHANAN Rushlee, SHEATH Racquel, BOTHA Bryony) 4:22.331 Qualified for Gold
3 Canada (BEVERIDGE Allison. FOREMAN-MACKEY Annie, BONHOMME Ariane, ROORDA Stephanie) 4:22.484 Qualified for Bronze
4 England (NELSON Emily, RAYBOULD Rebecca, DICKINSON Eleanor, KAY Emily) 4:24.519 Qualified for Bronze

5 Wales (ROBERTS Jessica, LLOYD Manon, BARKER Megan, HORNE Ciara) 4:24.825
6 South Africa (du PREEZ Charlene, BOLE Ilze, NEETHLING Adelia, WOLFAARDT Elfried) 4:51.224

Finals

The Australians absolutely dominated the Women’s Team Pursuit final catching the New Zealand team as they finished. Canada beat the young England team in order to take the Bronze.

GOLD Australia (MANLY Alexandra, EDMONDSON Annette,  ANKUDINOFF Ashlee, CURE Amy) 4:15.214
SILVER New Zealand (JAMES Kirstie, BUCHANAN Rushlee, SHEATH Racquel, BOTHA Bryony) OVL
BRONZE Canada (BEVERIDGE Allison. FOREMAN-MACKEY Annie, BONHOMME Ariane, ROORDA Stephanie) 4:21.493

4 England (NELSON Emily, RAYBOULD Rebecca, DICKINSON Eleanor, KAY Emily) 4:24.499

Men’s Team Pursuit

 

The Men’s Team pursuit qualification round saw Australia assert their dominance on home soil. England also gave a strong performance proving the strength of some of their younger riders. New Zealand were disqualified due to illegal equipment.

Qualifying

1 Australia (HOWARD Leigh,WELSFORD Sam, KERBY Jordan, PORTER Alex) 3:52.041 Qualified for Gold
2 England (EMADI Kian, HAYTER Ethan, WOOD Oliver, TANFIELD Charlie) 3:55.39 Qualified for Gold
3 Canada (LAMOUREUX Jay, JAMIESON Adam, GEE Derek, FOLEY Michael) 4:00.109 Qualified for Bronze
4 Wales (HARRISON Samuel, BRITTON Rhys, HOLT Joe, VERNON Ethan)       4:01.489      Qualified for Bronze

5 South Africa (van HEERDEN Steven, MAREE David,  HOFFMANN Nolan, FOUCHE Gert) 4:11.71
6 India (SANANDARAJ Sanuraj, KUMAR Sahil, SINGH Ranjit) 46.17

Finals

A new World Record was set by Australia in the final as they won the Gold medal, proving that missing the World Championships was the right call. In the final England caused a restart after one rider lost his pedal. The Bronze medal race between Wales and Canada was extremely close with fractions of a second separating the teams until the final lap when Canada sped ahead to take the Bronze.

GOLD Australia (HOWARD Leigh, WELSFORD Sam, KERBY Jordan, PORTER Alex) 3:49.804 World Record
SILVER
England (EMADI Kian, HAYTER Ethan, WOOD Oliver, TANFIELD Charlie) 3:55.310
BRONZE Canada (LAMOUREUX Jay, JAMIESON Adam, GEE Derek, FOLEY Michael) 4:00.440

Women’s Team Sprint

Qualifying 

The Australian pair, who won Silver in this year’s World Championship, posted the fastest qualifying time. New Zealand went second fastest to set up a race with Australia for the Gold.  The Canadian team was disqualified for an illegal change marking the end of their competition.

1 Australia (McCULLOCH Kaarle & MORTON Stephanie) 32.578
2 New Zealand (CUMMING Emma & HANSEN Natasha) 33.321
3 England (BATE Lauren & MARCHANT Katy) 33.739
4 Wales (JAMES Rachel & COSTER Eleanor) 34.413

5 Malaysia (MOHD ADNAN Farina Shawati & MUSTAPA Fatehah)  34.826
6 India (REJI Aleena & DEBORAH Deborah)  35.309

Finals

It was the Australian pair Kaarle McCulloch and Stephanie Morton who won Gold in the Women’s Team Sprint. A powerful final lap by Stephanie Morton sealed the medal, with her ex teammate Anna Meares cheering her on. England gave a confident performance beating Wales to take the Bronze.

GOLD Australia (McCULLOCH Kaarle & MORTON Stephanie) 32.48
SILVER New Zealand (CUMMING Emma & HANSEN Natasha) 33.115
BRONZE England (BATE Lauren & MARCHANT Katy) 33.893

4 Wales (JAMES Rachel & COSTER Eleanor) 34.415

Men’s Team Sprint

Qualifying

The Men’s Team Sprint saw an end to Australia’s early dominance with a strong New Zealand team posting the fastest time. The English trio also impressed with a young line up.

1 New Zealand 17.211 (MITCHELL Ethan, DAWKINS Edward, WEBSTER Sam) 42.822
2 England (OWENS Ryan, TRUMAN Joseph, HINDES Philip) 43.516
3 Australia (HART Nathan, GLAETZER Matt, CONSTABLE Patrick) 44.205
4 Canada (ST-LOUIS PIVIN Patrice, RITTER Stefan, BARRETTE Hugo) 44.346

5 Malaysia (RASOL Muhammad Khairil Nizam, SAHROM Muhammad Shah Firdaus, MOHD ZONIS Muhammad  Fadhil) 44.760
6 Trinidad and Tobago (PHILLIP Njisane, BROWNE Kwesi, PAUL Nicholas) 45.386

Finals 

It was not Australia but  New Zealand who took the top prize on the Men’s Team Sprint, topping off a successful season. The young England team did well to take away the silver while Australia had to settle for bronze. It was always going to be hard for anyone to beat the Kiwis who have both form and experience on their side.

  1. New Zealand 17.211 (MITCHELL Ethan, DAWKINS Edward , WEBSTER Sam)   42.877
  2. England (OWENS Ryan, TRUMAN Joseph,HINDES Philip)  43.547
  3. Australia ( HART Nathan, GLAETZER Matt, CONSTABLE Patrick)   43.645
  4. Canada (ST-LOUIS PIVIN Patrice, RITTER Stefan, BARRETTE Hugo)
  5. Malaysia  (RASOL Muhammad Khairil Nizam, SAHROM Muhammad Shah Firdaus, MOHD ZONIS Muhammad  Fadhil)
  6. Trinidad and Tobago (PHILLIP Njisane, BROWNE Kwesi, PAUL Nicholas) 44.943

 

Men’s B&VI Kilometre Time Trial

Gold Coast 2018

Ghana kicked off proceedings on a bike they had only received weeks ago and very little track experience, embracing the spirit of the Commonwealth Games. Australia set a new games record, which was taken minutes later by Wales. It was the Scottish duo however who set the games record to stand for another 4 years

GOLD FACHIE Neil & ROTHERHAM Matt SCO 59.93
SILVER BALL James &  MITCHELL Peter WAL 59.113
BRONZE HENDERSON Brad & CLARKE Tom AUS 58.525

4 RIZAN Muhammad Afiq Afify & RASOL Muhammad Khairul Adha MAS 56.918

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