18 gold for Australia at 2017 Masters Track Worlds

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18 Oct 2017 Cycling Australia

Australian riders claimed 18 gold among a 48 medal haul at the 2017 UCI Master Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles, United States.

Rebecca Wheadon and Laurelea Moss set a new best performance in the women's 35+ team sprint of 37.299 seconds. In the men's 55+ team sprint David Willmott, Gary Mandy and Geoff Stoker stopped the clock in 49.356secs also a new best performance time for the category.

Nathan Groves claimed three titles in the 35-39 category winning the time trial, sprint and team sprint to sweep the sprint events. Also picking up three gold was Moss in the individual pursuit, scratch race and team sprint.

Collecting two world titles were Chris Murray, Deborah Coulls, Sally McKenna, Mandy and Stoker.

With medals in the time trial, pursuit, sprint, points race, scratch race and team sprint the Australian green and gold was a continual sight on the podium across the eight days of racing.

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