Cyclist Matt Glaetzer wins silver in last meet before cancer treatment

15 December 2019 03:03
Glaetzer podiums in Keirin at World Cup round in BrisbaneTokyo Olympics still a target despite thyroid cancer diagnosisGold may have evaded Australia’s Matt Glaetzer but he still won more admirers by claiming a gutsy silver at the Track Cycling World Cup round in Brisbane, his final meet before receiving cancer treatment.While Australia celebrated women’s Madison gold at Anna Meares Velodrome, Glaetzer also inspired after being pipped at the finish in the Keirin medal race on Saturday night. Glaetzer dominated to win his two heats but had to settle for silver after being reeled in by fast-finishing Colombian Kevin Santiago Quintero Chavarro, with Czech Tomas Babek third. Related: Shake-up bears fruit as Australia’s cyclists get back on track | Kieran Pender Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian