John Sauvarin memorial ride 6th April 2014


Sauvarin family and Leongatha Cycling Club members gather for the Annual John Sauvarin memorial ride. (click to enlarge)



John Sauvarin – Tony Smith – Steve Wilson
President John Sauvarin congratulates Tony on winning the Lex Watt trophy. – Whitelaws track 1992

John Sauvarin

  • LCC Life Member
  • President 1990-92
  • Secretary 1973
  • As an Electrican gave his time on the installation of the Velodrome lights in 1980 and the running of the Track Cycling Carnivals.

John’s talent as a rider become evident as a Junior in 1968 and has figured in many Club titles.

He went on to win:

  • 1977 Victorian Country Road title
  • 1979 Victorian Country 10km Track title
  • 1979 Bacchus Marsh Road Open
  • A Member of the Victorian Senior road Team at the National 180km Championships 1981 in Tasmania and 1982 in Brisbane.

‘Sauvie’ was an all round Club ‘good guy’, tragically losing his life in April 2006 – due to medical complications.

Sauvarin-archive pdf

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