Glenelg Criterium Racing… Some history

Racing at Glenelg on Boxing day is great day on the South Australian Cycling Calendar (for more information go to

Here are some previous entrants…

Alex Edmondson – Australian track team pursuit member – London Olympics at only 18y.o wow…he’s racing this year

Did you know Patrick Jonker won the mens race in 1995?

Stuey O’Grady TDF legend/TDU Winner is a 3 times winner at Glenelg 98, 99, & 2001.

Jay Sweet 1997 & 2000 winner

Alexis Rhodes dominated the womens race  from 2004 for over 6 wins

Jack Bobridge 2008 winner

Chris Jongewaard MTB Olympian & previous winner

Tim Roe BMC rider has won the bay

Russell Van Hout won in 2006 – South Australian – Tour of Italy Stage winner

How about 1985 senior men’s race included Italian champ David Solari & Olympic Gold Medallist Mike Turtur – yes he wasn’t only a track rider,

Current masters riders Dave Gomer & 6 times winner at the bay Alan Gill

1985 race – Brett Aitken in the juniors race – Olympic Gold medallist in waiting on the track

1982 Los Angeles Olympians Gary West (current AIS Track Sprint Coach) & John Watters who continues to give the youngsters a lesson today


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