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Jayco Geelong Bay Classic                   

January 8-12 2003

Race 3 - Geelong - Ritchie Boulevard

 

This race incorporates the Australian Women's Criterium Championships

 

The Jayco Geelong Bay classic is a series of 5 criteriums in the Australian state of Victoria, actually, more accurately, 5 criteriums in locations around Port Philip Bay (where Melbourne is located) in Australia.

Elizabeth Williams - Australian Criterium Champion 2003 

Elizabeth Williams took the Australian Womnen's Criterium title in this race. Outsprinting Kate Bates and Rochelle Gilmore in a sprint down the lengthy final striaght. Gilmore had 'packed' in Race 2, feeling unwell,. but managed to stay with the pace just a day later.

 

The Bay Classic Series remains wide open, with the top 5 seperated by just 8 points. There are 12 points available for a win, so the Series Champion remains far from decided! The top 5 is unsurprisingly stil dominated by Institute of Sport riders. In the sprints competition, Bates has a 3 point lead, having tkaen onlty 1 point in today's event. Second-placed Olivia Gollan won 6 points in Race 3 and cannot be ignored during the final 2 races.

Result - Race 3
 
1 Elizabeth Williams - Australian National Criterium Champion 2003
2 Kate Bates                                              
3 Rochelle Gilmore
4 Katie Mctier
5 Alison Wright

 
Sprints - Race 3
 
1 Olivia Gollan			6 pointts
2 Sara Carrigan			4
3 Rochelle Gilmore		1
4 Kate Bates			1
 
Overall  After Race 3
 
1 Kate Bates			28 pts
2 Hayley Rutherford		22
3 Elizabeth Williams		21
4 Alison Wright			21
5 Rochelle Gilmore		20

 
Sprints Overall After Race 3
 
1 Kate Bates 			12 pts
2 Olivia Gollan			 9
3 Sara Carrigan			 6
4 Oeone Wood			 4
5 Narelle Peters			 2

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