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2023 UCI World Masters Track Cycling Championships Day 5

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Larry Hickmott

2023 UCI World Masters Track Cycling Championships  – Summary report of Day 5

The night also saw a number of crashes – healing vibes to all the riders

Day 5 of the 2023 UCI World Masters Track Cycling Championships at Britain’s National Cycling Centre in Manchester was a busy one with no less than 13 World Champion Santini rainbow jerseys awarded to riders from around the world. The day was a mix of races with Sprinting, Team Sprinting, Scratch and Points races. The most successful nations on the night were Australia and Great Britain with four Gold medals each, the same as the night before, whilst the USA won two, Norway two and France one.

Day 5’s evening session saw lots of Points racing on the Manchester boards.

A list of the results from the finals is below whilst all the results can be found on the event website. Day 6 will commence on the morning of October 5 with the evening session shown live on YouTube.

GOLD MEDALLISTS

  • Men’s 55/59 Sprint: Franck Calcus (Fra)
  • Men’s 60/64 Sprint: Gary Mandy (Aus)
  • Women’s Team Sprint 55-64: Australia 2 (Julie Barrett, Anna Whitten, Beverely Anderson)
  • Women’s Team Sprint 45-54: Sister Act, Gbr (Melanie Dobbins, Julie Cooper, Debbie Capewell)
  • Women’s Team Sprint 35-44: Torq Performance, Gbr (Louise Haston, Madeline Moore, Janet Birkmyre)
  • Men’s 35-44 Team Sprint: Brisbane Hip Clinic, Australia (Douglas Higginson, Nathan Graves, Daniel Richard)
  • Men’s 50/54 Scratch Race: Harry Waldeland (Norway)
  • Men’s 55/59 Points: Jens Bolme (Norway)
  • Men’s 60/64 Points: Mike Twelves (Gbr)
  • Men’s 65/69 Points: Bill Gordin (Aus)
  • Men’s 70-74 Points: Kent Bostick (USA)
  • Men’s 75-79 Points: Geoff Cooke (Gbr)
  • Men’s 80+ Points: James Kloss (USA)

PODIUM RESULTS

Men’s 55/59 Sprint:

1. Franck Calcus (Fra)

2. Alan Townsend (Aus)

3. Brian Abers (USA)

Men’s 60/64 Sprint:

In an all Australian final, Gary Mandy won yet another title against the equally successful compatriot Geoff Stoker in the Sprint for 60-64

1. Gary Mandy (Aus)

2. Geoff Stoker (Aus)

3. Bjorn Anderson (Norway)

Women’s Team Sprint 55-64:

In the 55-64 Women’s Team Sprint, the Australian team of Julie Barrett, Anna Whitten and Beverley Anderson were the winners ahead of Britain’s Amanda Chambers, Julie Scales & Lindsay Clarke

1. Australia 2 (Julie Barrett, Anna Whitten, Beverely Anderson)

2. Triple Trouble (Amanda Chambers, Julie Scales, Lindsay Clarke) Gbr

Women’s Team Sprint 45-54:

1. Sister Act, Gbr (Melanie Dobbins, Julie Cooper, Debbie Capewell)

2. Australia (Rebecca Wheadon, Fiona Vescoli, Sherrie Ann Prossalentis)

3. New Zealand (Ruther Whelan, Penny Pawson, Julie Graddon)

Women’s Team Sprint 35-44:

1. Torq Performance, Gbr (Louise Haston, Madeline Moore, Janet Birkmyre)

2. To Be Confirmed, Gbr (Lucy Driver, Clarice Chung, Kristy Howells)

3. Velociposse, GBr (Sheona Arnold, Feodora Rayner, Joanna Smith)

Men’s 35-44 Team Sprint:

1. Brisbane Hip Clinic, Australia (Douglas Higginson, Nathan Graves, Daniel Richard) 2. Blackline (James Brightwell, Matthew Meanwell, Richard Pepper) Gbr 3. Team GB (Luca Lupo)

Men’s 50/54 Scratch Race:

1. Harry Waldeland (Norway)

2. Antony Wallis (Gbr)

3. Jason Kierman (Gbr)

Men’s 55/59 Points:

In the Men’s 55/59 Points race, Jens Bolme (Norway) was one delighted winner ahead of Britain’s Martin Perrett and John Fiddies.

1. Jens Bolme (Norway)

2. Martin Perrett (Gbr)

3. John Fiddies (Gbr)

Men’s 60/64 Points:

1. Mike Twelves (Gbr)

2. Adrian Ward (Gbr)

3. Andrej Zavbi (Slovenia)

Men’s 65/69 Points:

The championships has seen World Tour team owner (Israel/Premier Tech) Sylvan Adams competing and is pictured on the attack in the 65-69 Points race where he was 4th.

1. Bill Gordin (Aus)

2. Lawrence Nolan (USA)

3. Michael Hines (USA)

Men’s 70-74 Points:

One of the most spectacular crashes during the evening saw a group of riders hit the deck in the 70-74 Points race. After a long delay, racing resumed and riders on the podium were showing the scars of the crash. Healing vibes to them.

1. Kent Bostick (USA)

2. Jose Chaar (Arg)

3. Christian Muselet (Fra)

Men’s 75-79 Points:

1. Geoff Cooke (Gbr)

2. Marcel Le Quere (Fra)

3. Michel Francois (Fra)

Men’s 80+ Points:

1. James Kloss (USA)

2. Lawrence Rissbrook (Gbr)

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