Cycling event headed to Bunbury

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Mitchell WoodcockSouth Western Times

Bunbury has attracted another national sporting event, with WestCycle announcing the city will host the 2018 Cycling Australia Junior Road National Championships in September.

The championship will run from September 21 to 23 and will attract more than 300 of the nation’s best young riders to the region.

Bunbury Mayor Gary Brennan said he was excited that Bunbury would host the Junior National Cycling Championships.

“It is a great honour to have Bunbury selected as the host city for the 2018 championships,” he said.

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“It will bring a number of benefits to Bunbury – both economically and by encouraging participation in sports – not to mention showcasing our great city to visiting athletes and their friends and families who will get to experience the paradise that is our city.”

WestCycle chief executive officer Matt Fulton said the courses would be spectacular and showcase the best WA has to offer.

“The location will help WA set a new standard for national level events and continually put these opportunities on the calendar for our state,” he said.

“The City of Bunbury have been very supportive, both financially but also in their spirit of the event and wanting to get right behind it.”

Course details and entry options for the individual time trial, criterium and road races will be confirmed shortly and available on the Cycling Australia website.

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