Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News) Maggie Coles-Lyster won two bronze medals over the weekend, as the Maple Ridge cyclist competed in the UCI Champions League in London, England.
The cycling series featured five rounds, and the last two were held in the UK capital on Friday and Saturday. Each day, Coles-Lyster took bronze in the elimination race. It’s an exciting endurance event, that sees the last rider on every other lap eliminated from the race, until there is just one left.
Those results left her tied for third place overall in the series women’s endurance standings, with Norwegian Anita Stenberg. Both women had 110 points.
“New friendships, fast bike races, lots of people, exciting results. Came away with a bronze overall and made it a wild battle right down to the final race for it,” said Coles-Lyster on her Instagram post. Dancing � or cycling �? @M_ColesLyster , Sarah van Dam and their teammates are ready for the 2 final rounds of @UCITCL in London this weekend � Maggie, Sarah et leurs coéquipiers �� se préparent pour les manches finales de la Ligue des Champions � pic.twitter.com/6Zjvm2Nr7x — Cycling Canada (@CyclingCanada) November 29, 2022 Coles-Lyster, the Canadian Road Race champion for 2022, has been no stranger to the podium, and also won a bronze at the Commonwealth Games scratch race this year.
The earlier races in his year’s UCI Champions League series were held in Spain, Germany, and France. There were 5,500 fans on hand at London’s Lee Valley […]
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