Reporter's Academy report on Australian cyclists at World Champs in Manchester

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Cyclones Blow Away the Competition in World Cup 

Australia is classed as one of the world's best track cycling teams and they did not disappoint at the Track World Cup in Manchester. In fact they did better than they thought they would, by topping the Medals table and claiming the final round of the Track World Cup held in Manchester.
Anna Meares and Kaarle McCulloch claimed the first gold medal for Australia in the team sprint, and shortly after Rohan Dennis won gold in an action packed 4km individual pursuit, giving Australia a head start. 

Anna Meares again took top space on the podium on day two with gold in the individual sprint beating her rival Victoria Pendleton to the top spot. Finally youngster Amy Cure claimed her first senior medal in the women's scratch race taking home a bronze for her country. 
After the day three event Australia finished with three gold medals and a bronze. We caught up with the winners, to see what they thought about Australia's cycling glory.