The Australian Cycling Team will continue the UCI Track World Cup season at the third round in Berlin, Germany to be held November 30 - December 2.
ROUND 1 & 2 RECAP
In October’s opening round in Paris, the team topped the medal tally with eight medals including three gold, three silver and two bronze. In round two in Canada, the team won four medals including two gold.
Stephanie Morton collected five medals from six events across the two weekends, highlighted by two personal bests in the flying 200m and a new Australian Record with Kaarle McCulloch in the team sprint.
Resplendent in his rainbow jersey, world champion Matthew Glaetzer won both sprint gold medals on offer.
Ash Ankudinoff lead a new look team pursuit quartet of Georgia Baker, and team newcomers Macey Stewart and Kristina Clonan to gold (4mins 16.957secs). Baker with Macey Stewart also took bronze in the women's Madison.
Ashlee Ankudinoff claimed two gold in round one with victory in the scratch race, while Leigh Howard took bronze in the men's final. Howard and O'Brien won Madison bronze in round one.
WHO IS RACING ROUND 3?
Stephanie Morton and Matthew Glaetzer will line up in the sprint and keirin.
Ash Ankudinoff, Georgia Baker will be joined by Amy Cure and Annette Edmondson in the team pursuit.
Ankudinoff and Cure will contest the Madison, while Baker will also race the Omnium.
World record holders Sam Welsford, Alex Porter, Leigh Howard and Kelland O'Brien, will line up in the team pursuit for the first time since April’s Commonwealth Games where they clocked the first sub three minute-fifty second ride.
O'Brien, who won Madison bronze in round one with Howard, will partner with Cameron Scott in the exciting pairs event, while Welsford will line up in the omnium.
The Cycling Australia Track National Championships begin on Thursday 13 December at DISC Velodrome with the two-day Para-cycling Nationals, with the Omnium Nationals to cap the week off on Friday 14 December. On Saturday 15 December at Melbourne Arena with a massive night of racing to be headlined by the Madison, Team Sprint and Team Pursuit Nationals. >>> tracknationals.org.au