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Old 10-15-18, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by sarals View Post
The other side of that coin is: Bonnie Woodbury and Barbara Gicquel, 75 and 78 respectively, trained all year - since Worlds 2017 - to set a WR in the TS for women 75+. Bonnie had a very bad year, she was injured pretty badly in a crash, and then a little over a month ago had to deal with a serious illness. She rode at Worlds JUST to set the record. Which the UCI no longer recognizes. "Oh, so sorry, we stopped doing that in June 2018". Talk about a slap to the face....
That's BS. All it takes on the part of the UCI is some data entry. For an athlete, that lottle bit of effort goes a long way into recognizing and validating their effort and achievements.
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