Bilston and Greig-Hurtig gold
2011 Scody Cycling Australia Junior Track National Championships.
Day two’s first gold medal was won by Victoria’s Ruby Greig-Hurtig who claimed victory in the junior women 17 500m time trial in a time of 37.906.
Queensland’s Tennille Falappi (37.924) and New South Wales’ Rebecca Dunn (37.969) took silver and bronze respectively.
In the evening session, Dunn, cousin of triple Commonwealth Games champion Megan, was flawless on her way to winning gold in the junior women U17 sprint.
Fastest qualifier Dunn progressed through to the final where she got the better of Greig-Hurtig in straight heats.
In the junior women U15 2000m individual pursuit, Victoria’s Emma Bilston turned the tables on fastest qualifier Bridget Mullany of New South Wales in the final. Bilston covered the eight laps in a time of 2:46.225, just under a second ahead of Mullany in 2:47.125.
In the final, Rice’s time of 2:22.814 was too good for fastest qualifier Jack Edwards of New South Wales (2:24.345), whilst Victoria’s Zac Shaw (2:23.929) took bronze over Queensland’s Owen Gillott (2:25.208).
In the junior men 17 sprint, fastest qualifier Michael Docker of New South Wales Michael Docker will face South Australia’s Alexander Radzikiewicz in Saturday’s final. New South Wales’ Travis Smedley will battle Victoria’s Brae Mapson for the bronze medal.
The 2011 Scody Cycling Australia Junior Track National Championships will conclude on Saturday March 19, with eleven finals held in the evening session from 6pm.