Rocky cyclists lead State



? ROCKHAMPTON cyclists are continuing to lead the State at the Queensland Track Cycling Championships in Brisbane this week.

This followed an impressive seven-medal haul on Tuesday night, which followed three medals on the opening night of competition on the Monday.

It was a double for the Rockhampton Cycling Club in the elite men's and women's pursuits with Miles Olman (4.47.65) winning his 4km event and Anouska Edwards (3.58.13) winning the women's 3km event.

Josh Edwards (3.40.57) was second in the under-19 men's 3km pursuit.

Rockhampton's Grant Irwin successfully defended his elite men's 1000m time trial State title while in the under-19 men's event Jeremy Hogg placed second ahead of Rockhampton's Lachlan Plane.

Alex Bright placed third in a hotly contested elite women's sprint.

In last night's racing Rockhampton's Bright won another bronze medal in the elite women's standing one-lap event.

Mackay's Chloe McPherson won the gold medal.

Late last night Rockhampton cyclists were also in medal contention in the elite and under-19 men's sprint events with Australian representative Jeremy Hogg the fastest qualifier in the under19 division.

The Rockhampton Cycling Club has more medals in its sights for tonight's racing.

Rockhampton's medal chances are in the men's team sprint, men's scratch race and the elite women's keirin.

The championships continue through to Saturday.



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