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Le Grys has set no targets for UCI World Masters Track Championships
8:00am Saturday 5th October 2013 in Sport
DAVID Le Grys is refusing to set himself any targets ahead of the UCI World Masters Track Championships this weekend.
The Little Horkesley racer will compete in the 55-59 age group at the National Cycling Centre, in Manchester.
Le Grys heads into the event on the back of claiming a hat-trick of golds at the European Masters Track Championships, in Wales.
He was in fine form at last month’s competition in Wales but is not making any sweeping predictions, as he prepares for the world event.
Le Grys said: “When I took part in the Worlds last year, I was 1,000th of a second off the world record so it was pleasing.
“But I don’t really want to lay down too many targets.
“Last year, I said I wanted to win three world titles and I only achieved one of them so I’ll just see how it all goes.”
Le Grys will battle it out for glory at the famous Manchester Velodrome, which has been the scene of many great competitions.
At last year’s event in Manchester, he won 500 metre time trial gold on the opening day of the championships when he successfully defended his 55 to 59 years title.
He also claimed a silver medal in the team sprint event.
It will be the 15th time that the championships have taken place on the super fast boards, with competitors from 35 years old and upwards and taking part.
Riders from across the world will take part and organisers are expecting more than 400 competitors to battle it out in the various different categories at the event.
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