Megan Stevens, one of our wonderful admin staff members, took some “holidays” last week and returned with two Bronze medals from her first international Cycling event, The World Masters Games held in Auckland, New Zealand.
Megan competed in 4 track cycling events at the World Masters Games with the following results:-
- 3rd 500m Time Trial – Bronze Medal
- 3rd Sprint – Bronze Medal
- 5th in Team Sprint
- 12th in 5km Scratch Race
Well done from all the Partners and Staff at Cheesman Applegarth. Awesome Effort !!
A bit more about the Games
The World Masters Games are a global multi-sport event for athletes of masters age (over the age of 30), held every four years in a different city around the world. This year the Games were held in Auckland, New Zealand. The Games commenced with selected sports and the Opening Ceremony on 21 April 2017 and were wrapped up with the Closing Ceremony on 30 April 2017.
28 sports and 45 disciplines made up the World Masters Games 2017 sporting programme that took place across 10 days of the Games. Core sports were archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, canoe, cycling, football, hockey, orienteering, rowing, shooting, softball, squash, table tennis, triathlon and weightlifting. The 12 optional sports were baseball, golf, lawn bowls, netball, sailing, rugby, surf life saving, swimming, tennis, touch, volleyball and water polo. As is customary, two sports – weightlifting and orienteering – also held their annual World Masters Championships at World Masters Games 2017. The 11 Para-Sports were Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Canoe, Cycling, Lawn Bowls, Rowing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis and Triathlon.
Megan’s World Masters Games 2017 Bronze Medals