2023 Canadian track national championships are underway at Mattamy National Cycling Centre, mixing elite and masters racing. Alongside dominant performances by Canada’s top elite riders like Dylan Bibic and Kelsey Mitchell, Canada’s fastest age grouper racers (including another Bibic) were vying for maple leaf jerseys of their own in the masters’ events.
Here are the results from the masters racing at Mattamy velodrome.
Masters results – 2023 Canadian national track championships
Day 1 (Friday, January 6)
Master C Women 500m Time Trial
Wendy Malloch (Burlington, Ont.) earns the first Master’s medal of 2023 Canadian track national championships with a win in the Master C Women 500m time trial.
Master B Women 500m Time Trial
Amy Maher led a podium sweep by Opus Elite Cycling team in the Master’s C Women 500m Time Trial. Denise Magnini followed in second with Lisa Ulrich in third.
Master A Women 500m Time Trial
Rosa Phillip (Midweek Cycling Club) takes gold ahead of Cassandra Powell (Saddle Sisters of High Park)
Master C Men 500m Time Trial
Frank Kovacs (Cyclemeisters/Bowcycle) travelled all the way from Calgary to take gold. Uli Mayer (Burnaby Velodrome Club) earns silver and Michel Ostiguy (VCOM Cycles St. Laurent) bronze.
Master B Men 750m Time Trial
Hans Loeffelholz brings home gold for Burnaby Velodrom Club.
Master A Men Kilo Time Trial
Brent Baerg added another gold for Cyclemeisters/Bowcycle team, winning the men’s kilo by a solid margin.
Master Women Points Race
Rosa Phillip earned a second gold on Friday evening, this time in a back-and-forth battle with Amy Maher in the Master’s Women Point Race. When the categories were divided, Phillip earns the Master A points race gold over Cassandra Powell. Maher takes gold in the Master B points race over Amy Maher and Lisa Ulrich.
Master A podium. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon
Master B podium. Photo: Kevin Mackinnon
Master A/B Men Points Race
Willy Gonzalez (Cyclemeister/Bowcycle) beats Michael Fawcett and Daniel Edgcumbe in the Masters’ A category.
Tim Hadfield edges out Scott Malone and David Enns to win the Masters B category.
Master C Men Points Race
Uli Mayer (Burnaby) adds another gold, winning the points race ahead of Scott Buschlen and William Truschuk.
Day 2 (Saturday, Jan. 7)
Master Women Team Pursuit
In the women’s team pursuit final team…