It was a great weekend of racing at the BC Track Championships held at the Burnaby Velodrome August 26 and 27.
Riders competed for championship jerseys in the Omnium, Individual Pursuit, Sprints and Keirin.
The weekend was a great opportunity for Elite and Master riders to prepare for The Canadian National Track Championships to be held at the Mattamy National Cycling Center September 24 to 26.
Dylan Davies, Trek Red Truck pb Mosaic Homes, won the Elite Men’s Omnium and Individual Pursuit while Tegan Cochrane, Tinhorn Creek, edged out Brenna Pauly, Women’s Team ATAC, for the Elite Women’s Omnium. Pauly took the Provincial Title in the Individual Pursuit. Tegan Cochrane took both the Elite Women’s Sprint and Keirin titles with Keith Bruneau, Tinhorn Creek, winning the Elite Men’s Sprints.
In the Junior categories, Holly Simonson, Dr. Walker Sports Chiropractor Cycling Team, won all four women’s championship titles while in the Junior men’s category, teammate Eloi Batista won the Omnium and Keirin. Colin Fowlaw won the Individual Pursuit with Adam Attwell, Tripleshot Cycling Club, taking the Sprint win.
In a very strong and competitive U17 category, Riley Pickrell, Tripleshot Cycling Club, won all the men’s titles, and teammate Sarah Van Dam won the women’s titles.
In the U15 category, Lilly Ujfalusi, Cannondale pb Fortius, won the women’s Omnium, Individual Pursuit and Sprints, and Jacob Rubuliak, Red Devil’s Cycling Club, won the men’s Omnium and Individual Pursuit, with Aedon Crocker, Tripleshot Cycling Club, winning the men’s sprints. Remy Garrison, Tripleshot Cycling Club, was the U13 men’s Omnium winner.
The Masters field saw Emil Marchetta, Burnaby Velodrome Club, win the Omnium and Individual Pursuit, Scott Vigliotti, Musette Café, take the Sprints, and Tony Winter, Dr. Walker Sports Chiropractor Cycling Team, the Keirin. Bradley Dean, Gastown Cycling Association, took the Master 30-39 Individual Pursuit title.
Lachlan Hotchkiss, Dr. Walker Sports Chiropractor Cycling Team, won all of the provincial Para Cycling titles with an additional impressive bronze medal in the Junior Keirin.
Cycling BC would like to thank the Burnaby Velodrome Club for hosting an amazing weekend of racing. We would also like to thank Via Sport, event sponsors, volunteers and all of the racers that made this weekend possible.
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