Har­vey wins na­tional time trial

Central Otago Mirror - - CLASSIFIEDS - MAR­JORIE COOK

Wanaka cy­clist Mikayla Har­vey won the na­tional un­der-23 women’s time trial ti­tle last week with just three sec­onds to spare.

Har­vey’s time over the 20km course was 31.19, while Ge­or­gia Cat­trick of Tas­man/Il­lu­mi­nate posted 31:22. Rylee McMullen of Auck­land/Roxsalt fin­ished in 31.33 for third place.

The un­der-23 men’s 40km time trial ti­tle was won by Re­gan Gough (Hawkes Bay/An PostChain Re­ac­tion) in 54 min­utes neat. James Fouche (Auck­land) was sec­ond and Jake Mar­ry­att (Can­ter­bury) third.

Har­vey, 18, is a New Zealand ju­nior cy­cling rep­re­sen­ta­tive with two ju­nior world cham­pi­onships un­der her belt and was cy­cling at the na­tion­als for the Mike Greer Homes team.

The Cen­tral Otago Wakatipu Cy­cle Club mem­ber com­pleted her stud­ies at Mt Aspir­ing Col­lege at the end of last year.

Har­vey also com­peted in the women’s road race but did not fin­ish.

Wanaka ju­nior moun­tain bike rep­re­sen­ta­tive Paul Wright was home from his stud­ies in the United States and com­peted in the un­der-23 cat­e­gory, but was un­placed.

Elite cham­pi­ons were Jaime Nielsen (women’s 20km time trial, Waikato); Rush­lee Buchanan (women’s road race, Waikato); Jack Bauer (men’s 40km time trial, Tas­man) and Joe Cooper (men’s road race, Welling­ton).


Wanaka par­a­lympian alpine skier Adam Hall, cen­tre, at the In­ter­na­tional Par­a­lympic Com­mit­tee Alpine Skiing prize­giv­ing.

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