A number of Sydney University Velo Club riders recorded impressive results at Saturday’s NSW Teams Time Trial Championships in Nowra.
The event, dubbed the biggest day in NSW club racing, attracted nearly 500 riders who formed teams of four to race either 40km (one lap) or 80km (two laps) of the Nowra course.
Sydney Uni Velo Club’s Elite Women’s team, SUVelo Super Chicks, made up of Mia-Louise Barry, Gina Ricardo, Georgia Whitehouse and Lisa Antill claimed first place with a time of 1:03:03.52.
Another Sydney Uni Velo Elite Women’s team – the SUVeloritas of Jennifer Darmody, Rae-Anne Hardie, Shahrzad Shahnia and Victoria McNeill, placed third with a time of 1:07:21:45.
The Club’s Elite Men’s team featuring Christopher Miller, Jesse Coyle, Aden Reynolds and Michael Brown placed second, taking home the the silver medal.
Following Saturday’s Team Time Trials was the ‘Ride for Robbie’ Graded Scratch Race.
Hundreds took part in the race from Nowra to Sassafras in honour of local rider Robbie Williams, who sadly passed away on a ride in Canberra five years ago in 2012.
In this event, Sydney Uni Velo Club’s Georgia Whitehouse won the Division 1 Women’s Road Race with a time of 2:03:41.
Daniel Van Der Lan claimed first place in the Division 3 Men’s Road Race and Robert Car won bronze in Division 2.