A number of Australia's Olympic cycling stars will be in action at Sydney's Dunc Gray Velodrome on Saturday, January 22 for the running of the Bankstown Sports Club Wheelrace. Although the recently injured Ryan Bayley will miss the meet, the field includes Sean Eadie, Ben Kersten, World Record holder Anna Meares, Kerrie Meares and Jobie Dajka. The packed program will also include the finals of the NSW Team Sprint Championships and elite Men's and Women's Scratch Race Championships.
Also competing will be 96 competitors from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Malaysia, New Caledonia and South Africa in the 2005 Australian Youth Olympics. This is an initiative of the Australian Olympic Committee for up and coming young riders with over 27 riders who have competed in the previous Australian Youth Olympics going on to represent at Australia at World Championships.
The racing will start from 6:30pm with tickets available at the door. Admission fees: Adults $15.00, Pensioner $10.00, Children Under 16 free.