Four JLT Condor riders in action at 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games due to kick off on Australia’s Gold Coast and more than 6,600 athletes geared up to battle it out, it looks set to be 11 days of exciting sporting action. Running from Wednesday 4 to Sunday 15 April, four riders from JLT Condor will represent their nations.

In the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014, JLT Condor’s Tom Moses represented Team England in the road race, whilst on the track Ed Clancy and Jon Mould took part for England and Wales.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games Cycling

From the road race, to track and time trial here’s who to watch and when:

Thursday 5th April, 20.19pm (Aus) / 11.15am (UK)
Team Pursuit, Track Cycling – Ollie Wood

2018 National Points Champion, Wood is targeting a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games. His build up to the Olympics begins in Australia at the Commonwealth Games as a sort of dress rehearsal. A just 23-years-old Wood has already won gold at the European Championships and has been shortlisted to take part in the Team Pursuit, Scratch or Points races representing Team England.

HSBC UK British Cycling National Championships Track
Picture by Simon Wilkinson/SWpix.com – 28/01/2018 – Track Cycling – HSBC UK British Cycling National Championships Track Manchester 26-28 January 2018 – Mens Scratch Race Oliver Wood JLT Condor celebrates his win

Saturday 7th April, 1.30pm (Aus) / 03.30am (UK)
Endurance events, Track Cycling – Jon Mould

This will be the third time Jon Mould has attended the Commonwealth Games to represent Team Wales. In the build up to the games, Mould won the 2017/2018 UCI Track World Cup in the Scratch discipline and is targeting the Scratch, Points and Madison events.

 

Tuesday 10th April, 10.00am (Aus) / 00.00am (UK)
Time Trial – Ian Bibby

Ian Bibby makes his debut appearance at the Games representing Team England. Ian Bibby will take part in the 37.8km time trial on an out-and-back course along the Currumbin Beachfront.

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Saturday 14th April, 12.30pm (Aus) / 3.30am (UK)
Road Race – Tom Stewart, Ian Bibby, Ollie Wood

The course for the 2018 Commonwealth Games road race is one that will favour sprinters and fast finishing all-rounders. The men’s road race will complete nine laps of an 18.7km circuit that heads from the coast into the suburbs through creeks and over valleys before returning to the beach front.

This is the first time Tom, Ian and Ollie will have ridden for Team England in the road race at the Commonwealth Games.

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Commonwealth Games 2018: live coverage

The action will be broadcast across the BBC, on BBC TV, via the BBC Sport website and app, with further updates on BBC Radio 5 live.

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