Cycling.  Olympic Games – Paris 2024

Cycling. Olympic Games – Paris 2024

Choosing a route and road cycling in New Zealand Olympic Games The city of Paris was announced. There are 16 runners who will defend the country in various disciplines. new zealand athlete of the year, Bab Harunheading towards fourth place Olympic Gamesleading an impressive men's endurance side-by-side quad Campbell Stewart (Silver medalist at Omnium in Tokyo), Tom Sexton And Keegan Hornblow. All four men will try to perform better than they did in Tokyo, where they narrowly missed out on the bronze medal in the team chase.

New Zealander Corbin Strong, second in the 2024 Tour de Finistère

Choose the expected path

Women's endurance quad included Briony Botha, Ally Wollaston, Nicole Shields And Emily Sherman. Their performance was outstanding this year, setting a new national record in the team pursuit. “The women’s endurance group is probably the most talent-rich group we have ever produced.” Announce Ryan HollowsDirector of High Performance for the New Zealand Cycling Federation.

Elsie Andrews He is the current world champion in kirin. She joined Rebecca Beach And Shani Fulton In the sprint race group. Sam Dakin He is the only male runner. He has just had his best year, finishing seventh in the Keirin Olympic Rankings.

Two promising duos for the road

The road team consists of four young WorldTour professionals who had a very good first half of 2024: Niamh Fisher Black (SD Worx Team) and Kim Kadzov (EF Education-Cannondale) for girls, Lawrence Pethy (Groupama-FDJ) And Corbin Strong (Israel-Premier Tech) for boys.

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Fisher Black23, won stages Tour in Switzerland And Valencia Tower He ranked seventh in Vuelta Femenina. Kadzov, At 22 years old, he won the national time trial championship and placed second in the road race. It also ranked sixth in Liège-Bastogne-Liège And the tenth in Vuelta Femenina.

Bethy21 years old, is having a great season, with an early season win over Cadel Evans Ocean Racetwo platforms in stages Paris Nice And seventh place in Paris Roubaix. strong24, a former world track champion, finished second this year in the Finistere tour And the fourth in Cadel Evans Ocean Race. New Zealand is fortunate to have some fantastic young road riders who have achieved great results on the WorldTour in Europe this year. Announce Ryan Hollows.

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