Bound for nationals
Busselton’s Braiden Abrahamse has finished in the top 10 of the BMXWA State Championships.
Braiden took part in the event in Perth earlier this month, with 523 entries in the competition including males and females aged from eight to over 50.
Competing in the 12 boys’ class, Braiden was ranked third in WA going into the competition.
There were a total of 34 boys who entered ranked top in the State, with two of the riders being current national title holders.
The competition involved four races, with the top 20 riders progressing to quarterfinals, the top 16 progressing to semifinals and the top eight qualifying for a State title.
Braiden finished in the top eight in the four moto races, and then continued with a third in his quarterfinal and a third in his semifinal to progress to the final.
He had a strong start but fatigue got the better of him and he finished in eighth place overall.
This result was enough to qualify him to take part in the upcoming national championship to be held in Bunbury early next year.
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