New Zealand riders set for UCI Oceania BMX Racing Champs in Brisbane

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There is no rest for New Zealand’s leading BMX Racing competitors, with 16 riders entered for the UCI BMX Racing Oceania Championships in Brisbane on Sunday.

Most of the kiwi racers who competed at the UCI BMX Racing World Cup in Rotorua last weekend have headed across the Tasman. They have their eyes fixed on rounds three and four of the UCI BMX Racing World Cup at the same track on 24 and 25 February at the same facility in Brisbane.

There have been significant changes to the track at Sleemans in the suburbs of Brisbane, with riders from New Zealand and Australia getting the first opportunity to race on the new layout.

The kiwi contingent includes the Rotorua UCI BMX Racing Under-23 winners, in Greenough brothers from Cambridge, Jack (round one) and Bennett (round two).

The New Zealand entrants for the Oceania event are:

Male, Elite: Rico Bearman (North Harbour), Michael Bias (North Harbour), Rico D’Anvers (Cambridge), Daniel Franks (North Avon), Cole McOnie (Te Awamutu).

Under-23: Jesse Green (Christchurch City), Bennett Greenough (Cambridge), Jack Greenough (Cambridge), Jock Keown (Christchurch City).

Junior Elite: Finn Cogan (East City), Nick Dowie, Will Skipper (Tauranga)

Female, Elite: Megan Williams (Rotorua), Leila Walker (Cambridge).

Under-23: Female: Brooke Penny (Te Awamutu)

Junior Elite: Hannah Mason (Tauranga).

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