Elvin Wins Australian National Road Championships
Defending road champion Gracie Elvin took back-to-back road titles at the Cycling Australia National Road Championships in Ballarat earlier today. Team AIS executed a plan that played to the team’s strengths in numbers amongst a strong, deep elite women’s field. In the finishing meters Elvin outsprinted a lead group of nine riders, that included teammates Shara Gillow and Amanda Spratt, to claim gold.
jersey back to Europe with us makes us really proud. Gracie gets to wear the jersey but it’s reflective of a perfectly executed race by the whole team.”
“I was ecstatic pretty much from the moment I crossed the line,” said Elvin. “I wanted this so badly and to get it – it was a little hard to believe. My next thought was about my teammates. I couldn’t have done it without them. This jersey belongs to all of us.”