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Carol Cooke and Stuart Jones claim medals on opening day of 2022 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships

Carol Cooke and Stuart Jones claim medals on opening day of 2022 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships

Carol Cooke took home silver in the women’s T2 time trial at the 2022 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Canada. Australia has claimed silver…

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Carol Cooke took home silver in the women’s T2 time trial at the 2022 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Canada. Australia has claimed silver and bronze in the T2 time trial on day one of the 2022 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Canada.

Carol Cooke claimed silver in the women’s T2 time trial to add to her 14 medals since 2011, while Stuart Jones took bronze in the men’s T2 time trial. 2 medals on Day 1 at the @UCI_paracycling Road World Championships for @AusCyclingTeam �

Silver for @CazCooke in the Women’s T2 Time Trial (18.9km) and bronze for Stu Jones in the Men’s.

What a start for AUS at #BaieComeau2022 !

�: Casey Gibson @AusCyclingAus pic.twitter.com/6PiNtWt98U — AUS Paralympic Team (@AUSParalympics) August 12, 2022 "I decided that today I was just going to concentrate on the process," the 61-year-old Cooke said.

"After last week’s World Cup and not being on the podium, I was starting to wonder if my time of international racing was over, but not concentrating on the outcome helped today.

"Just worrying about what I was doing and my own race, to do the best I could was what was in my head."To come away with a silver medal was certainly the icing on the cake – so absolutely stoked."Jones said his bronze medal came at a time when a lack of international racing had left him with a range of emotions."After not racing internationally for so long there was a whole gambit of emotions, ranging from […]

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