Commonwealth Youth Games star claims bronze in Norway

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Madeleine Fasnacht has added a bronze medal to her tally in the under 19 women’s time trial at 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Norway.

In wet conditions, the Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist clocked in as fifth fastest but powered home into third position, stopping the clock in 24mins 2.04secs, claiming the bronze.

Fasnacht was edged out by Italian cyclists Elena Pirrone (silver) and Alessia Vigilia (gold), but remained pleased with her ride.

“I didn’t know what to expect today I just did my best and I’m really happy with getting on the podium,” Fasnacht said.

Joining Fasnacht on the international circuit are her Youth Games counterparts, Seb Berwick and Mitchell Wright.

Berwick and Wright will represent Australia in the under 19 time trial this evening from 7:35 – 9:44pm AEST.

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Seb Berwick (left) and Madeleine Fasnacht celebrate their podium finish at the Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in July

Tuesday 19 September

U19 Men Time Trial: 7:35-9:55PM AEST
Sebastian Berwick and Mitchell Wright
Women Time Trial: 11:35PM-1:20AM AEST
Katrin Garfoot

Wednesday 20 September

Men Time Trial: 9:05PM-1:25AM AEST
Rohan Dennis

Friday 22 September

U19 Women Road Race: 6:05-8:15PM AEST
Madeleine Fasnacht
U23 Men Road Race: 9:15PM-1:45AM AEST
Jai Hindley, Callum Scotson, Robert Stannard and Michael Storer

Saturday 23 September

U19 Men Road Race: 5:30-8:50PM AEST
Sebastian Berwick and Mitchell Wright
Women Road Race: 9:30PM-1:35AM AEST
Gracie Elvin, Katrin Garfoot, Shara Gillow, Rachel Neylan, Sarah Roy & Amanda Spratt

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