Racquel Sheath

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Racquel Sheath
Personal information
Born (1994-11-27) 27 November 1994 (age 24)
Morrinsville, New Zealand
Team information
DisciplineTrack cycling

Racquel Sheath (born 27 November 1994) is a New Zealand track cyclist. She represented her nation at the 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.[1]

Sheath competed for the New Zealand team in the women's team pursuit at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[2] There, she delivered the quartet of Lauren Ellis, Jaime Nielsen, and Rushlee Buchanan a New Zealand record of 4:17.592 to ensure the team's spot in the medal race, before narrowly losing the face-off to their Canadian rivals (4:18.459) for the bronze by a 3.8-second margin.[3][4]

Career Results[edit]

2014
Oceania Track Championships
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Team Pursuit (with Lauren Ellis, Jaime Nielsen and Georgia Williams)
2nd Omnium
BikeNZ Classic
3rd Points Race
3rd Scratch Race
2016
Oceania Track Championships
2nd Madison (with Michaela Drummond)
2nd Omnium
2nd Team Sprint (with Emma Cumming)
3rd Points race
2017
Oceania Track Championships
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Omnium
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Team Pursuit
2nd Omnium, National Track Cycling Championships
3rd Team Pursuit, World Track Cycling Championships
2018
2nd Team Pursuit, Commonwealth Games

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Racquel Sheath". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  2. ^ "New Zealand finalise 19-rider Rio Olympic squad". Cyclingnews.com. 8 July 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Women's pursuit team to ride for bronze". The New Zealand Herald. 14 August 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Women's team pursuiters miss out on bronze". Stuff.co.nz. 14 August 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2017.

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