Australian Championships - Women
Time Trial - Stage Details

2016 world championship bronze medallist Katrin Garfoot has claimed ORICA-SCOTT’s third elite gold medal of the Australian Championships with a convincing victory in her pet event, the time trial, in Buninyong today.

Garfoot hit the 14km checkpoint having already gained almost 40seconds advantage on her nearest opponent Shara Gillow.  By the conclusion of the 29.3km up and back course, she had extended her lead to almost two minutes.

The 35-year-old’s winning time was 43:05 with an average speed of 40.8km/h. Gillow (45:00) held on the second, with Kate Perry (46:19) rounding out the podium.

“The pressure was on,” Garfoot said. “Even though I try not to let it get to me, I was nervous and wondering if I could do it again because you never know where the others are at, at this stage of the year.”

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Katrin Garfoot (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:43:05
2 Shara Gillow (AUS) - FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope 0:01:55
3 Kate Perry (AUS) - Specialized Women's Racing 0:03:14
4 Rebecca Wiasak (AUS) - High5 Dream Team 0:03:27
5 Lucy Kennedy (AUS) - 0:03:47
6 Louisa Lobigs (AUS) - Holden Women's Team 0:04:16
7 Rebecca Mackey (AUS) - 0:04:32
8 Emily Cunningham (AUS) - 0:05:19
9 Erin Kinnealy (AUS) - 0:05:22
10 Alexandra Manly (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:05:34
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
1 Katrin Garfoot (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:43:05
10 Alexandra Manly (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:05:34