National J15 & J17 Road Championships 2014

National J15 & J17 Road Championships.

The Victorian Junior Road Team, affectionately known as Team Victoria, have arrived in Toowoomba (Queensland) to set about mining for gold at the National J15 & J17 Road Championships.

Team Manager Mark Drehlich is excited about the team’s prospects – “Victoria is being represented by an exceptionally talented group of young athletes. Last year we took a lot of first year athletes to Wagga and returned with 8 medals. This year we have much more experience in the team and believe we can bring many more home.”

The championships commence on Friday with the time trial, with competition expected to be fierce between Victoria and the other states. The championships will conclude on the Sunday with the Criterium, whilst the road race will be on the Saturday.

Live results will be available on

courtesy of Cycling Victoria.

Road Championships results

Friday 12th U/15 boys time trial.
10:43:00 am 147 Austin TIMMINS (VIC) 13th +1′ 39.9″ 13/50
Saturday 13th U/15 road race – 10am.
147 Austin TIMMINS (VIC) 22nd +2′ 22″

Saturday 13th U/17 road race – 1-30pm.
82 Thomas MCFARLANE (VIC) 13th +7′

Sunday 14th
9:20am U17 Boys Criterium Heat 2 15min + 2 laps (Even numbers)
82 Thomas MCFARLANE (VIC) finished 19th – qualified for the final. “(top 25 went through to the final) but unfortunately he got caught up in a crash on the last lap of the final and was unable to finish the race. He wasn’t injured, and his bike is OK.”

10:10am U15 Boys Criterium 20min + 2 laps
147 Austin TIMMINS (VIC) finished 26th with the main field

2014 Victorian Junior road team selection…

Congratulations to Austin Timmins on being selected for the 2014 Victorian Junior Road Team in the JM15 category. This incredible achievement by Austin is due to his consistent hard work through-out the year. He has rapidly progressed, starting as a limit rider in senior Leongatha Cycling Club races and is now riding off second scratch. Also congratulations to Tom McFarlane being selected as an emergency for the JM17 Victorian Road Team. Austin and hopefully Tom will be representing Victoria at the 2014 National J15 & J17 Road Championships in Toowoomba from the 12th – 14th September 2014 CV Junior road team selection

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