Women’s Individual Sprint

Qualifying

 

Stephanie Morton qualified with the fastest time setting a new games record, showing just how strong she really is at the moment. It was Englands Katy Marchant who was the big surprise, Marchant was one of the favourites for a medal but posted a disappointingly slow time in qualifying. There were promising displays from teenagers Lauren Bate and Emma Cummings who both help there own and qualified with impressive  on their  games debut.

1 MORTON Stephanie AUS 10.524

2 GENEST Lauriane CAN 10.757

3 HANSEN Natasha NZL 10.76

4 McCULLOCH Kaarle AUS  10.777

5 PODMORE Olivia NZL 10.985

6 JAMES Rachel WAL  11.039

 

1/8 Finals

There were some surprises in the 1/8 finals, the biggest was when England’s Lauren Bate beat GB top dog Katy Marchant, ending Katy’s bid for a medal in the Individual Sprint. Stephanie Morton showed a confidence easily winning her heat, but not by an excessive amount in a display of her excellent sportsmanship

Heat 1

1 MORTON Stephanie AUS

2 REJI Aleena IND

 

Heat 2

1 GENEST Lauriane CAN

2 MOHD ADAN Farina Shwati MAS

 

Heat 3

1 HANSEN Natasha NZL

2 COSTER Ellie WAL

 

Heat 4

1 McCULLOCH Kaarle AUS

2 DEBORAH Deborah IND

 

Heat 5

1 PODMORE Olivia NZL

2 WALSH Amelia CAN

 

Heat 6

1 MUSTAPA Fatehah MAS

2 JAMES Rachel WAL

 

Heat 7

1 BATE Lauren ENG

2 MARCHANT Katy ENG

 

Heat 8

1 CUMMING Emma NZL

2 STEWART Robyn NIR

 

Quater Finals

The Australian riders Morton and McCulloch showed their form and strength winning their heats. Bate put up a good fight when she faced Genest, who ultimately had more speed.

Heat 1

1 MORTON Stephanie AUS

2 CUMMING Emma NZL

 

Heat 2

1 GENEST Lauriane CAN

2  BATE Lauren ENG

 

Heat 3

1 HANSEN Natasha NZL

2 MUSTAPA Fatehah MAS

 

Heat 4

1 McCULLOCH Kaarle AUS

2 PODMORE Olivia NZL

 

Women’s Individual Pursuit 

This was an event  expected to be dominated by the Australian riders, however it was  Scotland’s Katy Archibald who caught peoples attention. Archibald rode beautifully setting a new games record and winning a place to ride for gold.

 

Qualifying

1  ARCHIBALD Katie SCO 3:24.119 -Gold/Silver Final

2 WIASAK Rebecca AUS 3:25.936 – Gold/Silver Final

3 EDMONDSON Annette AUS 3:27.255 -Bronze Final

4 ANKUDINOFF Ashlee AUS 3:27.624 -Bronze Final

 

5 JAMES Kirstie NZL 3:29.192

6 ANDREWS Ellesse NZL 3:33.707

 

Men’s Individual Pursuit

 

Qualifying

The qualifying round saw lots of fast rides and strong personal performances. Scotland’s John Archibald lead the field from early on setting a new games record with the ride of his life. Youngster Ethan Hayter, riding for England, gave a strong performance setting a new PB.In the end it was Charlie Tanfield who proved to be the fastest in qualifying. Tanfield came out the gates strong  with a very fast opening kilo and managed to put over 2 seconds on the field.

1 TANFIELD Charlie ENG 4:11.455

2 RCHIBALD John SCO 4:13.068

3 KENNETT Dylan NZL 4:13.414

4 KERBY Jordan AUS 4:13.531

5 WELSFORD Sam AUS 4:13.595

6 BIGHAM Daniel ENG 4:17.174

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