October 11, 2007
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With $10,000 on the podium for the main event the 2007 NSW Criterium Championships looks to set Sydney’s Olympic Boulevard alight.
Proudly sponsored by one of Sydney’s largest car dealerships McCarroll’s the event has brought some big names out to play.
Cameron Meyer a 3 x Junior World Champion, 12 x Australian Champion, Senior World Cup Winner, Senior World Representative who is fresh off a stage win at the Tour of Tasmania. Cameron needs no introduction and is possibly one of the best talents Australia has seen.
Dutch based South African rider Raynold Smith was the winner of the famous Acht Van Chaam one of Hollands biggest crits as well as the Omloop van de Hoeksewaard, Ronde van Honselersdijk and third in the prologue of the Tour of Slovakia.
Nash Kent was last years winner and has been in unstoppable form this year winning the Sydney Road Titles, Ride for Life and Mudgee Open, also with many other places including a 6th at the recent Goulburn to Citi.
Blair Martin is the current NSW Road Champion and looks to maintain his standing as the NSW roadman of the year, Blair has made a huge impact on the domestic racing scene this year coming from a running background to win the Canberra Tour and come 4th in the Grafton to Inverell.
Along with the main event there will be Criterium races for all categories from Juniors to Masters over the weekend of October 20 and 21.
Entries close this Sunday October 7 and the promoters are encouraging all cyclists to come out and have a race to help boost the profile of Sydney based racing, so don’t miss out.