Jedd List takes third place at 250cc World Championships

Jedd List takes third place at 250cc World Championships

Author: Media/Monday, July 18, 2016/Categories: State News

Queenslander Jedd List made his international debut at the 250cc Speedway World Titles In Germany over the weekend.

The 14-year-old clinched third place in the Championship, behind Denmark’s Mads Hansen in second, and fellow Australian Matthew Gilmore in first.

With his win over the weekend, Matthew Gilmore (NSW) became the first two times FIM 250cc Speedway World Champion.

The 15-year-old beat Denmark's Mads Hansen in the four rider final for the second time in two years. The young Dane, Hansen, the only rider to get an advantage over Cowra's pocket rocket in the 20 scheduled heats had to settle for the silver medal for the second year running.

The 250cc World Championships event is growing from strength to strength as the governing body of motorcycling the FIM schedule two weeks of speedway that includes a 3 day training, two semi finals and grand final share between two countries Poland and Germany in 2016.


Final Scores:

1 Matthew Gilmore | Australia | 20

2 Mads Hansen | Denmark  | 20

3 Jedd List | Australia | 16

4 Arslan Fayzulin | Russia | 11

5 Niklas Sayrio | Finland | 11

6 Gaetan Stella | France | 10

7 Kenneth Jurgensen | Denmark | 10

8 Leon Flint | Great Britain | 7


Motorcycling Queensland would like to congratulate Jedd List on his podium finish, and wish him the best of luck for the rest of the Speedway season.


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