Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Titles Crown Jewell's Rise

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Titles Crown Jewell's Rise

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Byline: CHARLIE PAYNE charlie.payne@dailymercury.com.au

SPORT STARS: Carter Jewell is a junior track cyclist in a hurry.

Jewell, 15, has only been involved in track cycling in Mackay for the last three months, but cleaned up at the Queensland championships held at the Idalla Velodrome, Townsville, last month.

His wins have earned him nomination for Mackay's Sports Star of the Year junior award.

He won gold medals in all four events he entered, including the 500m time trial, 2000m individual pursuit, the scratch race and the sprint derby.

His results also earned him a place in the Queensland team to compete in the junior track nationals in Sydney from March 17-19.

He has been training with other Mackay juniors at the club's track at Walkerston, under the direction of Garry France, while Mackay cyclist Evan Corry has supported him with the necessary racing suits and cycling equipment.

C[pounds sterling]I'd say he has some talent; he showed that in Townsville,C[yen] Corry said. …

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