On February 23rd the Australian Championship took place at the Stromlo Forest mountain bike complex. Joe Brewer won the title in the 26″ category, Andrew Dickey the 20″ category and Janine Jungfels won the Elite title. Some of the obstacles used in the 2009 UCI Trials World Championship were used for this competition.
Joe Brewer whom finished in 8th place here in 2009 at the World Championships won the title in the top category, Pro 26 with 4 points over Andrew Dickey, Nathan Mummery completes the podium.
In Pro 20, the same riders are on the podium, but it is Andrew Dickey that wins this time an takes the Australian Champion jersey. Brewer takes 2nd place, only 1 point behind Dickey. Mummery is 3rd, 2 points behind Dickey. Last years champion finishes also only in 3rd spot after a gasping race where he looses all his chances on the pallets section.
The Elite category is open to both women and men riding eiter 20″ or 26″. It is Janine Jungfels who wins the title, like last year, as wel as the womens title. Le Hua and Matt Harding get on the podium with her.
The Sport category is won by Kyle Rolands before Tim Mullaly and Peter Thompson.
Only one rider in the category Novice with the young Jack Favelle.
Here are the complete results:
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Photos: Expressibikes et Biketrials New South Wales