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Grip : GRIP March 2012
SPONSORSHIP GRIP AuSTRALIA’S BEST TO TAckLE THE wORLD’S ELITE MELBOURNE will welcome the world’s best track cyclists when it hosts the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships from April 4 to 8. It is the second time this decade that Melbourne will host the event - the last was in 2004. Subaru is an event partner this time around, building on its commitment to the sport in Australia. The championships stand at the pinnacle of world track cycling and are expected to attract up to 350 cyclists from over 40 countries. It is the final qualifying event in the lead-up to the 2012 London Olympic Games, ensuring that fans will witness the best track Subaru Ambassador Shane Perkins won the Keiren title at the 2011 WorldTrack Championships. Can he do it again in Melbourne in April? cycling on offer as cyclists vie for an Olympic berth and a prestigious rainbow jersey that goes with the world title. The Australians will go into their home event full of confidence they can match it with the best on offer, after a brilliant performance at the 2011 World Championships in Apeldoorn, Holland, last March. There the “Australian Cyclones” topped the medal tally, claiming eight of a possible 19 gold medals, including six of the 10 on offer in Olympic events. The squad named to represent the country at the Melbourne championships boasts eight defending champions amongst a wealth of experienced campaigners and young talent. “Preparations have been going well and everyone has been working hard to be in top form for the championships,” s aid Cycling Australia National Performance Director, Kevin Tabotta. “This is a rare opportunity for the team to race at the very highest level in front of a home crowd, with family and friends in the stands to suppor t them. “To claim the rainbow jersey of World Champion is a very special honour, but the most impor tant thing is for each and every member of the team to deliver their very best, and I’m confident that will be the case in Melbourne.” In the men’s ranks is 2011 Keirin World Champion and Subaru Ambassador, Shane Perkins, who will line up with Scott Sunderland and Matthew Glaetzer in the team sprint. The three will also cover the Keirin and sprint events, giving Perkins a great oppor tunity to build on his gold medal haul from Holland last year. Photos by Rob Lindblade, www. bladecon.com.au INSIDE GRIP HOME PAGE RETAILER OF THE YEAR CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AFTERSALES AMBASSADOR SPONSORSHIP WHAT’S IN THE PRESS TRENDS DEALER RANKINGS NPS SCORES SPORT
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