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Kersten on track for Sydney Thousand

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Ben Kersten completed his trial yesterday and was approved by NSWIS Head Coach Gary Sutton to race in Sunday's historic Sydney Thousand for the 2000m despite being out of competition for four months following back surgery. Kersten will ride from the "Mark Of Honour" scratch along with dual Olympic gold medalist Ryan Bayley at the Tempe Velodrome.

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.