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New Track Records at Forest City Velodrome

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August 03, 2011 (London, Ontario) – The Forest City Velodrome in London, Ontario recently held the 2011 Ontario Track Cycling Championships at the only indoor bicycle track (Velodrome) in the province.  During the event several FCV Track records were broken.  The volunteers at the 138m facility are very pleased that the competition and speed continues to increase as the athletes train, practice and get fit at the Old Ice House (the London Knights old home).

Listed are the special performances that broke the recorded track standards at the 6-year-old velodrome.

– Under 15 Women – Flying Lap – Katherine Marentette (London) 9.622 seconds
– Under 15 Women – Standing 500m – Katherine Marentette (London) 42.78 seconds
– Under 15 Women – 2,000m TT – Bailin Xie (Ottawa) 2:53.58

– Under 15 Men – Flying Lap – Conner Byway (Ottawa) – 9.060 seconds
– Under 15 Men – Standing 500m – Conner Byway (Ottawa) 39.58 seconds
– Under 15 Men – 2,000m TT – Conner Byway (Ottawa) 2:51.30

– Under 17 Women – Flying Lap – Kirsten Sears (Ancaster) 9.637 seconds
– Under 17 Women – Standing 500m – Kirsten Sears (Ancaster) 41.78 seconds
– Under 17 Women – 2,000m – Kirsten Sears (Ancaster) 3:01.25

– Under 17 Men – Flying Lap – William Simonds (London) 8.672 seconds
– Under 17 Men – 2,000m TT – William Simonds (London) 2:35.54

– Junior Men – Flying Lap – Kristofer Ovsenek (London) 7.884 seconds

– Elite Women – Standing 500m – Candice Vermeulen (St. Catherines) 38.97 seconds
– Elite Women – 2,000m TT – Sarah Rasmussen (Ancaster) 2:43.41

As you can see there were many very fast times recorded at the FCV over the weekend.  Many of these Ontario athletes will be competing at the National Track Championships in Bromont, Que., next week.

Congratulations to all those who took the challenge and broke existing records at the high banks of the Forest City Velodrome.

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