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News posted on Wednesday 4th September, 2019

New Zealand Para Cycling Team is ready for the 2019 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships

NZ Tamdem in the middle of the race pack

The 2019 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships (Emmen, Netherlands) runs from 12 – 15 September. The event is an opportunity for nations to gain valuable UCI points to secure athlete slots for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

 

The New Zealand Para Cycling Team includes:

Para cyclist

Classification

Impairment

Club

Resides

Sarah Ellington

C2

Loss of muscle power (Incomplete paraplegia)

Auckland

Auckland

Emma Foy and Hannah van Kampen (sighted pilot)

BV/I

Visual impairment (Foy only)

Marsden Wheelers(Whangarei)/ Ramblers(Hawkes Bay)

Cambridge/ Cambridge

Stephen Hills

T2

Neurological (Right Side Hemiplegic)

New Plymouth

New Plymouth

Eltje Malzbender

T1

Neurological (Traumatic Brain Injury)

Morrinsville Wheelers

Cambridge

Rory Mead

H2

Loss of muscle Power - Quadriplegic (Spinal Cord Injury)

N/A

USA

Nicole Murray

C5

Limb deficiency (left wrist amputee)

Waikato

Otorohanga

Fraser Sharp

C2

Neurological (Ataxia)

Tauranga Road Cycling Club

Tauranga

Find below the detailed schedule for the event:

Thursday 12 September

  • Fraser Sharp – Men C2 Individual Time Trial
  • Nicole Murray – Women C5 Individual Time Trial
  • Sarah Ellington – Women C2 Individual Time Trial
  • Emma Foy / Hannah van Kampen – Women Tandem Individual Time Trial

Friday 13 September

  • Stephen Hills – Men T2 Individual Time Trial
  • Eltje Malzbender – Women T1 Individual Time Trial
  • Rory Mead – Men H2 Individual Time Trial

Saturday 14 September

  • Nicole Murray – Women C5 Individual Road Race
  • Sarah Ellington – Women C2 Individual Road Race
  • Emma Foy / Hannah van Kampen – Women Tandem Individual Road Race
  • Fraser Sharp – Men C2 Individual Road Race

Sunday 15 September

  • Rory Mead – Men H2 Individual Road Race
  • Stephen Hills – Men T2 Individual Road Race
  • Eltje Malzbender – Women T1 Individual Road Race

 

The 2019 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships will not be live streamed but all the results will be shared on our social media channels: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Find out more about Para cycling here.

Photo credit: Bikes by Feli

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