Day 7 of the Tokyo Paralympics saw two SASI athletes win bronze medals in road cycling events.
SASI para-cyclist Darren Hicks is bringing home a gold medal, securing the fastest time in the Road Cycling Men’s C2 Time Trial at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
On Day 1 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, SASI para-cyclist Paige Greco has claimed Australia’s first medal of the Games, winning gold in the Women’s C1-3 3000m Individual Pursuit.
The 2020 Olympics was one for the history books, with athletes overcoming many challenges on the road to Tokyo including a postponed Games date, training in lockdown, quarantine periods and not being able to compete against their international rivals in the 12+ months prior.
To win a medal at the Games is a tremendous feat in itself…but to do it in the face of adversity demonstrates an incredible amount of courage, as was shown by Alex Porter in Tokyo on the cycling track.
The 2021/22 South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) cycling squad was recently announced, with 16 sprint and endurance cyclists named for the year ahead.
With COVID travel restrictions prohibiting Junior World Championship events for cyclists going ahead in 2020 and 2021, AusCycling held a National Training Opportunity (NTO) in Adelaide from 12 – 19 April 2021.
With interstate travel and competitive racing back on the cards in 2021 following a COVID induced hiatus, our SASI cyclists were in Ballarat from 3 – 7 February for the 2021 Federation University Road National Championships.
The South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) has confirmed their women’s squad that will take to the start line of the 2021 Santos Festival of Cycling.
Three South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) athletes are among an outstanding group who will receive scholarships as part of this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) Scholarship & Mentoring Program.