Concern but no alarm after Australian track world championship disappointment | Kieran Pender

02 March 2020 04:30
Some strategic tweaks will be required for the Tokyo Olympics after a challenging week in BerlinOn Monday the Australian track cycling team gathered in a hotel meeting room in central Berlin to debrief following the UCI track world championships. It would not have been an easy conversation.The Australians travelled to Germany with modest expectations, having repeatedly stressed their focus was on the 2020 Olympics. Even against this lowered benchmark, the team fell short. “I would be lying if I said this wasn’t a surprise,” said Simon Jones, Cycling Australia’s performance director. “The world has moved on.” Related: 'We were in coronavirus lockdown': my life in quarantine at the UAE Tour Related: ‘Back yourselves’: How Australia prepare for the Track World Championships | Kieran Pender Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian