Aaron Gate and Georgie Howe claim Oceania road time trial titles

New Zealand’s Aaron Gate continued his winning ways as he claimed the elite men’s time trial, while Georgia Howe took the women’s time trial at the 2022 Oceania Road Championships in Brisbane. Part of the inaugural combined Oceania Championships in Brisbane, Queensland hosted by the Oceania Cycling Confederation, AusCycling, Tourism and Events Queensland and Brisbane Economic Development Agency from 19 March – April 10, 2022, as a part of the Brisbane Cycling Festival presented by King St.

After dominating the endurance events at the Track Championships last week, where he claimed five gold, Aaron Gate (New Zealand) carried his form to the road to take out gold in commanding fashion. Gate was more than a minute and a half clear of countryman Thomas Sexton, with Michael Freiberg (Australia) a further nine seconds behind.

In the under 23 time trials Logan Currie (New Zealand) and Anya Louw (Australia) claimed gold. While Isabelle Carnes and Williams Eaves won under 19 gold.

Para titles were also contested with Darren Hicks C2 (Australia), Kyle Willis C3 (Australia), Luke Taylor C4 (Australia), Alistair Donohoe C5 (Australia), Rhys Tappenden H2 (Australia), Alex Welsh H3 (Australia), Grant Allen H4 (Australia), Stuart Tripp H5 (Australia), Stuart Jones T2 (Australia) and Kevin O’Meley Tandem (Australia) pulling on Oceania Champions jerseys in the men’s categories. Women’s gold went to Kaitlyn Schurmann C1 (Australia), Amanda Reid C2 (Australia), Paige Greco C3 (Australia), Emily Petricola C4 (Australia), Nicole Murray C5 (New Zealand), Lauren Parker H3 (Australia), Carol Cooke T2 (Australia) and Candice Kennedy Tandem (Australia).

2022 Oceania Road Time Trial Medallists
Elite Men
GOLD: Aaron Gate (New Zealand)
SILVER: Tom Sexton (New Zealand)
BRONZE: Michael Freiberg (Australia)

Elite Women
GOLD: Georgie Howe (Australia)
SILVER: Amber Pate (Australia)
BRONZE: Anna Davis (Australia)

Under 23 Men
GOLD: Logan Currie (New Zealand)
SILVER: Dylan George (Australia)
BRONZE: Keegan Hornblow (New Zealand)

Under 23 Women
GOLD: Anya Louw (Australia)
SILVER: Kimberly Cadzow (New Zealand)
BRONZE: Alyssa Polites (Australia)

Under 19 Men
GOLD: William Eaves (Australia)
SILVER: Tyler Tomkinson (Australia)
BRONZE: Oscar Chamberlain (Australia)

Under 19 Women
GOLD: Isabelle Carnes (Australia)
SILVER: Sophie Marr (Australia)
BRONZE: Bronte Stewart (Australia)

Men C2: Darren Hicks (Australia)
Men C3: Kyle Willis (Australia)
Men C4: Luke Taylor (Australia)
Men C5: Alistair Donohoe (Australia)
Men H2: Rhys Tappenden (Australia)
Men H3: Alex Welsh (Australia)
Men H4: Grant Allen (Australia)
Men H5: Stuart Tripp (Australia)
Men T2: Stuart Jones (Australia)
Men Tandem: Kevin O’Meley (Australia)
Women C1: Kaitlyn Schurmann (Australia)
Women C2: Amanda Reid (Australia)
Women C3: Paige Greco (Australia)
Women C4: Emily Petricola (Australia)
Women C5: Nicole Murray (New Zealand)
Women H3: Lauren Parker (Australia)
Women T2: Carol Cooke (Australia)
Women Tandem: Candice Kennedy (Australia)

Full Results