Cyclist at world titles in Mexico
PARALYMPIC gold medalist David Nicholas has won bronze in the men’s C3 3km pursuit at the World Paracycling Track Championships in Mexico.
Nicholas was riding as a member of the Australian Paracycling track team at the championships which were held at the Aguascalientes Velodrome this week.
Team Australia finished as the most successful country with 17 medals including five rainbow jerseys.
As well as winning the bronze, Nicholas finished sixth in the men’s C3 1km time trial after clocking a time of 1 minute 08:949 seconds.
In the men’s C4 4km individual pursuit, Victoria’s Michael Gallagher broke the world record with a scorching time of 4 minutes 24.057 seconds in a qualifying event. Other impressive performances in the final two days of the competition went to Sue Powell who won the C4 3km individual pursuit and Jayme Richardson’s second gold of the championships in the C1 category.
GOLD: David Nicholas with his Paralympics gold medal in 2012.