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BikeNZ Age Group Track Nationals Omnium
8 Mar, 2014

Competition continued at the BikeNZ Age Group & Omnium Track National Championships yesterday.

The first two U19 Menís and Womenís Omnium events occurred during the morning session, along with 2000m Individual Pursuit qualifying events for Masters 1 & 2 Women and U17 Men and Women. A couple of U15 Points Race Heats completed the morning programme, leaving the evening clear for a series of exciting finals.

Riding for bronze in the Masters 2 Women 2000m IP were Sonya Barton and Glenda Bruce, with Barton managing to edge Bruce out for the minor medal. The gold ride saw Megan Blatchford take on Shona McGrath. Blatchford built a steady lead to win gold, with McGrath taking silver.

In the Masters 1 Women 2000m IP, Nicole Stevens won bronze against Rachel Sime, and Erin Criglington did the rainbow jersey proud, taking gold in a race against Kylea Gough.

The U17 2000m Individual Pursuit race finals did not disappoint, with Ellesse Andrews taking bronze against Canterburyís Christine Lambley. A strong start saw Michaela Drummond lead after the first lap in the ride off for gold against Madeleine Park. Park managed to close the gap slightly, but Drummond powered away again to win with a 2.686 second advantage.

Riding for U17 Menís bronze were Came Groube and Joshua Scott. The finish was very tight, with Groube just managing to take the minor medal. Battling for gold were Campbell Stewart and Tom Sexton, and Stewart was the victor with 2:19.795, a time just outside the current New Zealand record.

In the U15 Womenís Points Race 5km final, Sophie Bloxham took gold with 10pts, Jenna Merrick silver with 8pts, and Samantha Ogle 7pts for bronze.

The U15 Menís Points Race 7.5km final was won by Corbin Strong. Jamie Leitch took silver and George Jackson bronze. Early contender Hamish Keast suffered a puncture with just 5 laps left to go.

In the Masters 3 Menís 7.5km Points Race, Neil Familton took gold on 15pts, Graham Bunn the silver with 9pts and Ray Robinson bronze with 3pts. It was Garry Smith who won gold with 15pts in the Masters 2 Menís 15km Points Race final, with Craig Scott collecting silver on 14pts, and Brett Slater the bronze on 10pts.

In the Masters 1 Menís 20km Points Race Final, commissaires had to re-watch video footage to determine placings. Solid throughout the race, Reon Park was confirmed as the winner, with Stu Crooks taking silver and Andrew Lienert bronze.

The third Omnium events for U19 Men and Women, the Elimination, were the final events of the night Ė weíre currently waiting on the leaderboard results, and a Points Shield update.

The Age Group & Omnium Track National Championships continues through to Sunday.

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Erin Criglington Celebrates - Credit Dianne Manson

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