Bankstown Juniors

Bankstown Juniors

Bankstown Sports Cycling News - Athletes

Our club has a great history, producing many champions.

Ben Harvey, a former member, is a regular selection in the NSW State Track Team. At the 2011 Australian Track Championships held in Sydney at the Dunc Gray Velodrome Ben gained a bronze medal in the Omnium. At the Australian 2010 Track Championships held in Adelaide, Ben and the NSWIS Team gained a creditable Bronze Medal in the team pursuit

Rochelle Gilmore splits her time between the road circuit and the track World Cup. In 2006, she won a stage at the Geelong Women's Tour, took second in the Commonwealth Games points race (behind teammate Kate Bates), and earned top five finishes in a Giro d'Italia Femminile stage, the Geelong World Cup, and the Liberty Classic. Gilmore is often referred to in the media as the 'bridesmaid', as she constantly finishes runner-up in many events. In the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, she broke the jinx and won the gold medal in the 112 km Road bicycle racing event. In her teens she competed in Track Cycling (Velodrome) but has specialized in road racing for more than 10 years.

In 2002 Sean Eadie broke the Commonwealth Games record for a flying 200m in 10.145 on his way to winning silver in the sprint. In 2004 After some controversial moments Sean Eadie was selected for the Australian Olympic Track Cycling Team competing in Athens. Sean rode the Team Sprint event and the Australian Team Sprinters narrowly missed the Bronze Medal in a ride-off against France. Sean was also called into action at late notice to contest the Sprint event, qualifying ninth.

 

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