Cycling New Zealand team named for UCI BMX Racing World Championships

A 12-person New Zealand Championship team has been confirmed by Cycling New Zealand to compete in the USA next month at the 2024 UCI BMX Racing World Championships.

A second round of the championships, featuring Championship BMX Racing (which includes elite, under-23, and under-19 divisions) and Challenge age classes, will take place in Rock Hill, South Carolina, from May 12–18.

The BMX Racing Challenge age group racing runs from 12 to 15 May with the Championship decided on 17-18 May with the first round and last chance races on day one along with the one-eighth finals male riders. The titles will be decided through quarterfinals, semis and finals on the second day. New Zealand Championship team named for UCI BMX Racing World Championships

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The New Zealand elite team is:

Female, Junior: Lily Greenough (Cambridge), Hannah Mason (Tauranga).

Under-23: Brooke Penny (Te Awamutu).

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

Male, Junior: Finn Cogan (East City, Auckland), Nick Cowie (Southland), Will Skipper (Rotorua). Non-Travelling Reserve: Cooper Richardson (North Harbour).

Under-23: Bennett Greenough (Cambridge), Jack Greenough (Cambridge). Note: Jack Keown (Christchurch) and Jesse Green (Christchurch) selected but withdrew.

Elite: Rico Bearman (North Harbour), Michael Bias (North Harbour).

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