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Moran and Will pair for first time success in Women’s Madison

The Women’s Bendigo International Madison over 70 laps was entertaining & hotly contested race with the women giving it their all.

The Bendigo Radiology-sponsored pair of Chloe Moran & Keira Will on 43 Points taking the win from the pre-race favourites of the Cuore Australia pair of Sophie Edwards & Sally Carter on 33 points & 3rd to the McCaig Air Conditioning pair of Haylee Fuller & Keely Bennett on 29 Points.

Impressive win by Chloe & Keira as it was the first time paired together in a Madison.

1st: Chloe Moran & Keira Will: 43 points.
2nd: Sophie Edwards & Sally Carter: 33 points.
3rd: Haylee Fuller & Keely Bennett: 29 points.

2024 Women’s Bendigo International Madison field
2024 Women’s Bendigo International Madison winners - Chloe Moran & Keira Will
2024 Womens Madison Podium - Bendigo International Madison

Dominant Agnoletto and Bleddyn streak to win in Men’s Madison

A dominant display by Bendigo’s Blake Agnoletto & his South Australian partner & best mate, Oliver Bleddyn on winning the 50th Anniversary of the Men’s 200 lap Bendigo Madison.

In an impressive show from the first sprint, they continually banked up an unassailable lead with their blistering & tactical sprints.

They had a perfectly matched partnership with Bleddyn knowing exactly were to place Agnoletto on his home track in front of very vocal home crowd & family.

Agnoletto – the Men’s Australian Madison Champion (With Kel O’Brien) – dreamt as a kid to one day win the Bendigo Madison & tonight his dream came true.

This adds to an incredible last 6 months that had included also winning the Australian U23 Men’s Criterium Championship in Ballarat where Bleddyn was also a major key factor on his win.

There is no time to rest for Agnoletto & Bleddyn as they fly out Monday morning to Hong Kong, for the UCI Nations Cup.

Congratulations also to another past Bendigo resident & now Australian Olympic track endurance coach, Tim Decker for guiding these two future stars.

1st: Blake Agnoletto & Oliver Bleddyn, 95 Points
2nd: Connor Leahy & Graeme Frislie. 50 Points
3rd: James Gardner & Bailey O’Donnell. 42 Points

Full results:

2024 Mens Madison Podium - Bendigo International Madison