Tassie trio get national support from Cycling Australia

Cycling Australia has confirmed three Tasmanians in and two out in its national team for 2020-21.

A total of 62 riders feature across the para-cycling track and road (15), track sprint and endurance (17), BMX race and freestyle (7), road (13), and podium potential academy programs.

Rio Olympic teammates Georgia Baker, of Perth, and Amy Cure, of West Pine, have both been named in the women's track endurance program having also been confirmed for selection for the Olympics in Tokyo.

IN: The Coast's Amy Cure. Picture: Brodie Weeding

IN: The Coast's Amy Cure. Picture: Brodie Weeding

Launceston's Josh Duffy is among 10 riders in the podium potential academy, the two-time Launceston Wheel winner categorised as an endurance and road rider.

However, Launceston's Monaco-based Tour de France regular Richie Porte left the road program in December 2019 along with Nathan Haas and Luke Durbridge while Devonport's Macey Stewart leaves the podium track endurance program.

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