Jason Niblett

Jason Niblett (born 18 February 1983 in Horsham, Victoria) is an Australian professional racing cyclist. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1]

Jason Niblett
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Personal information
Full nameJason Niblett
Born (1983-02-18) 18 February 1983 (age 38)
Horsham, Victoria
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider, Pilot
Rider typeSprinter, Tandem Class Blind

Niblett served as pilot to Kieran Modra at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, where the pair won two silver medals in the Men's tandem sprint B and Men's tandem time trial.[2] In November 2014, Niblett and Modra were awarded the South Australian Institute of Sport Male Athlete with a Disability of the Year award.[3]

Career highlightsEdit

2000
1st Team Sprint, World Championships – Juniors
2001
1st Team Sprint, World Championships – Juniors
2004
1st Team Sprint, Oceania Games, Melbourne
2005
1st Team Sprint, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
2006
2nd Sprint, Oceania Games, Melbourne
2nd Team Sprint, Oceania Games, Melbourne
2008
3rd Team Sprint, World Cup, Los Angeles
2010
1st Team Sprint, Commonwealth Games, Delhi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AIS Athletes at 2010 Commonwealth Games Archived 28 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Interview: Kieran Modra, Jason Niblett". ABC Grandstand. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Cycling Dominate 2014 SASI Awards!". South Australian Sports Institute News. 21 November 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2014.

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