World Champion Returns Home

New World Cycling Champion Aaron Gate returns home tomorrow with the rest of the BikeNZ team after a successful UCI Track Cycling Wold Championships in Belarus.

All members of the five-strong team picked up medals at the championships with Gate winning the Omnium world title, Simon Van Velthooven winning silver in the 1km Time Trial and Sam Webster, Ethan Mitchell and Eddie Dawkins winning silver in the Team Sprint.

The team with coaches Dayle Cheatley and Justin Grace fly in on Thursday at 2.40pm on NZ102 ex Sydney.

The team will be available at Auckland International Airport for a short time on Thursday afternoon.