Lauren came away with a bronze from the Criterium race in the National championships Week in Australia. Having been placed 3d halfway in the time trial she dropped to 13th place in the Time Trial won by Shara Gillow (RaboLiv),
In the road race she finished 9th in a small group behind a the winner trio, of which new champion on the road is MTB-rider Peta Mullens.
Lauren Kitchen Wins Sprint Jersey At 2015 Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic And Finishes Second Overall!
Lauren Kitchen wrapped up a successful week of racing in the fourth and final stage of the Bay Cycling Classic in Williamstown, Victoria yesterday as teammate Kimberley Wells sprinted to second on the stage to claim Roxsolt’s third podium of the week. Kitchen went into the stage with an unbeatable lead in the race’s sprint competition after consistent racing throughout the four race series. With the green jersey safely in the back pocket of the Roxsolt team they turned their attention to claiming yellow after Lauren’s strong finish on Sunday’s third stage in Portarlington saw her move to within two points of the race lead.
“My form was really unknown coming into this week,” she said.
“I knew I had been training hard but I hadn’t done any intensity so to be able to back up everyday and be at the pointy end of the bike race I’m very happy,” Lauren finished.