Bendigo’s Glenn O’Shea will race off scratch in Sunday night’s Andy’s Earthmovers-backed Golden Mile Wheelrace final at the Bendigo International Madison athletics-cycling carnival. Picture: JIM ALDERSEY
VICTORIOUS a year ago, Bendigo cycling champion Glenn O’Shea will chase consecutive Golden Mile Wheelrace wins at Sunday night’s finale to the Bendigo International Madison athletics-cycling carnival.
O’Shea will race off scratch in the Andy’s Earthmovers-sponsored track cycling classic.
A crack field in the Golden Mile final to be contested at 7.15pm at the Tom Flood Sports Centre includes Jackson Law (10m), Leif Lampater (20), Scott Sunderland (20),Sam Welsford (25),Callum Scotson (30) and Dutch star Roy Pieters (40).
Bendigo’s Luke Knox, who will make his deubt in the McCaig Daikin Airconditioning-backed Bendigo International Madison later on Sunday, has won through to the Golden Mile final.
O’Shea began the madison carnival by winning Friday night’s Andy Earthmovers-backed criterium in the heart of Bendigo.
A dual winner of the Bendigo International Madison, O’Shea was joint winner with yachtsman Glenn Ashby in the 50th Bendigo Bank Bendigo Advertiser-Prime 7 Sports Star of the Year award.
O’Shea is a four-time winner of Sports Star which was first won by cycling legend Frank McCaig in 1965-66.
Field for the Andy’s Earthmovers Golden Mile Wheelrace (1600m):
Glenn O’Shea scratch, Jackson Law 10, Nick Yallouris 10, Leif Lampater 20, Scott Sunderland 20.
Sam Welsford 25, Callum Scotson 30, Roy Pieters 40, Rohan Wight 40, Ben Abels 60.
Thomas McDonald 70, Thomas McFarlane 70,Evan Hull 80, Alex Porter 80, Derek Radzikiewicz 90.
William Key 105, Harrison Lodge 110,Todd Satchell 115, Luke Knox 125, Ashleigh Kay 135,
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