Participants

Rebecca WIASAK

Rebecca WIASAK
    Cycling Track
Birth Date:  24 May 1984
Place of Birth:  GEELONG
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  33
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
CTR Cycling Track Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 2 Silver

Rebecca WIASAK - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 13:26
Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:38
Gold Medal Event Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit Finals - Gold
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 4 3:31.173
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Women's Team Pursuit 2 4:19.830
2016 London, GBR Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 1 3:34.099
2016 London, GBR Women's Team Pursuit 5 -
2015 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, FRA Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 1 3:30.305

Nickname: Beck (cycling.org.au, 16 Apr 2017)
Occupation: Athlete (cycling.org.au, 16 Apr 2017)
Education: Sports media at University of Canberra
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Jason BARTRAM (AUS) (cycling.org.au, 5 Oct 2017)


Sporting relatives

Fiance Ben HILL (AUS) is a professional road cyclist for Attaque Gusto. (Instagram, 6 Oct 2017)


Other sports

Road cyclist for High5 Dream Team and a state junior athletics champion, having trained under middle-distance coach Dick TELFORD at the AIS in Canberra for three years. Competed at the 2009 World Triathlon Championships. As a junior, represented Geelong in basketball and played for the Australian-Lithuanian women's team in a tournament in Lithuania in 2009. (cycling.org.au, 16 Apr 2017; rebeccawiasak.com, 6 Mar 2016)


Injuries

Crashed out of the 2018 Tour Down Under in the early stages suffering serious gravel rash on her face, shoulder, hands and knees. (canberratimes.com.au, 16 Jan 2018)


Reason: "Transitioned into cycling in May 2010, after spending a few years as a triathlete. I started in the National Talent Identification and Development (NTID) program and then moved into the ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS)." (high5dreamteam.com, 19 Oct 2014)
Ambition: "Compete at the Olympic Games in the team pursuit, and compete at the Commonwealth Games in the individual pursuit and race for a UCI professional women's road team." (rebeccawiasak.com, 6 Mar 2016)
Memorable: "In 2011, I won the Tour of Geelong. It was my first overall general classification win and so special because it was my 'home' tour, having grown up there." (high5dreamteam.com, 19 Oct 2014)
Additional information

ACHIEVEMENTS
Individual pursuit world champion in 2015 and 2016. Won two individual pursuit World Championships before claiming a national title. (canberratimes.com.au, 4 Mar 2017) Broke the Australian record in the 3000m individual pursuit during the UCI World Championships in 2015 Paris, France. (rebeccawiasak.com, 6 Oct 2017)


BEFORE CYCLING
Worked for the Canberra Times as a sports journalist after finishing her degree. (rebeccawiasak.com, 6 Mar 2016)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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