North Harbour club mates Georgina Wilson and Georgia Williams both broke Sarah Ulmer’s 17 year old Under 19 2000 metres individual pursuit record at the Auckland Track Cycling Championships held at the Manukau Velodrome.
Ulmer, the 2004 Olympic Champion set the old record of 2 mins 39.194 seconds at Manukau in 1994. Wilson set the new record of 2.37.289 in just edging Williams’ 2.38.506 in their qualifying ride. Williams subsequently won the title, again beating Ulmer’s record.
The pair are in a strong team that has been selected to contest the national track cycling championships at Invercargill between February 25 and March 5
Elite Men: C Black, E Mitchell, D Pine, R Sheath, J Vercoe, S Webster.
Elite Women: R McCall, H Mitchell, A Neems, V Quinn.
U19 Men: D Gate, J Laycock, H Michel, H Neems, B Park, D Smith.
U19 Women: P Paterson, R Sheath, H Speer, G Williams, G Wilson.
Masters 2 Women: T Purdy.
Master 1 Men: S Coles, B Slater.
Master 2 Men: M Hopkinson, A McKay, G Powell, P Williams.
Master 3 Men: M Barnes, C Claxton, R Scott.
Under 17 Men: H Draper, C Elliston, J Hunter, G Potter, L Stevens, Z Williams.
Under 17 Women: S Croft, D Hiley, L Hobson, N Webster, I Williams.
Under 15 Boys: C Cannings, M Roets, E Tagg.
Under 15 Girls: L Rippon, J Wasson, H White.
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(09) 296 0115