Athletes wanted to compete in cycling at the 2016 Olympics

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Cycling Australia is conducting a nationwide search for talented female athletes to compete in cycling at the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Successful athletes will enjoy the benefits of superior coaching, training camps, competition and sport science.

Overview of the Program
The “Ride to Rio” Program is a joint initiative of Cycling Australia and the Australian Sports Commission to identify talented female athletes for elite road and track cycling. The aim of the Program is to provide successful athletes with an enriching environment and improved training and competition experiences in order to fast-track their development towards the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.

What are Cycling Australia looking for?
They are looking for females aged between 16 and 28 years who have:
• a background in endurance or team sports (e.g. cycling, rowing, netball, soccer)
• the dedication to join an elite development program
• the passion to be an elite cyclist and represent Australia and
• have the desire to be an Australian Olympian.

How to register?
To obtain an application form, please send an email with your name, date of birth and contact details to [email protected] before February 14th, 2011.