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2016 UCI Road World Championships
« on: November 04, 2017, 09:18:24 AM »
MARK RENSHAW in the worlds Team
Exciting for the region to hear officially that Mark Renshaw has been named in the Australia squad for the 2016 UCI Road World Championships in Qatar starting the 9th October.

Mark Renshaw has the best record of any Australian in Qatar and is a proven performer in the desert cross winds having won the Tour of Qatar in 2011. Besides being the world’s greatest lead out man, Mark’s power and race awareness makes him a brilliant circuit racer or criterium rider so the Doha World Champs course is perfect for the Bathurst rider and would be considered a contender at the championships.
The other rider with proven Qatar form is Heinrich Haussler (NSW) who has also finished on the Qatar Stage podium. It is interesting that Haussler did race and training in Bathurst as a youngster as the case which a number of the other riders in the 2016 National Mens Team. Both Michael Matthews (ACT) and Caleb Ewan (NSW) also raced at Bathurst’s nab B2B cyclo sportif weekend Matthews on the podium in the Hill Climb and Ewan placing in the nab B2B short course event. Paris-Roubaix winner Mathew Hayman (ACT) raced in the Region and Victorians Mitchell Docker and Zak Dempster where long time team mates of Bathurst Pro Cyclist Dean Windsor.
The National female team also has a Bathurst connection with nab B2B winners Gracie Elvin (ACT) and Sarah Roy (NSW) racing the worlds along with Tiffany Cromwell (SA) Lauren Kitchen (NSW) and Chloe Hosking (ACT) who have all raced in Bathurst.

2016 UCI Road World Championships in Doha Qatar, from 9-16 October.
MEN - Zak DEMPSTER (VIC) Rohan DENNIS (SA) - Time Trial Luke DURBRIDGE (WA) - Time Trial & Road Race Mitchell DOCKER (VIC) Caleb EWAN (NSW) Adam HANSEN (QLD) Heinrich HAUSSLER (NSW) Mathew HAYMAN (ACT) Michael MATTHEWS (ACT) Mark RENSHAW (NSW)
WOMEN - Tiffany CROMWELL (SA) Gracie ELVIN (ACT) Katrin GARFOOT (QLD) - Time Trial & Road Race Chloe HOSKING (ACT) Lauren KITCHEN (NSW) Loren ROWNEY (QLD) Sarah ROY (NSW)