Track Cycling World Cup: Para-Cycling Included

Track Cycling World Cup

For the first time ever, Para-cycling races will be incorporated at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup scheduled to be held in London, at the end of this year.

The Track Cycling World Cup is a multi-race competition where competitors contend in more than 6 different events worldwide.

This current season’s tournament starts in France on 19 October, with London facilitating the fourth leg of a six-race arrangement that closes in Hong Kong on 25-27 January.

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On the opening day, numerous cycling racing events will be held in the C1-C5 group sprint, the men’s and women’s tandem sprint, the women’s C1-5 500m time trial and the men’s C1-5 1km time trial.

The 7 time Paralympic champion, Jody Cundy termed this step as a “a great step forward for the sport”.

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Cundy also said:

It’s fantastic to see Para-cycling events being included in the schedule. I’m delighted that Great Britain is leading the way.

The Paralympic Games in 2012 – in cycling and every other sport on the schedule – was a seminal moment for global Para-sport, and it’ll be brilliant to go back to the velodrome at Lee Valley VeloPark this December and see further progress being made.

In the 2012 London Paralympics, Britain won a total of 8 gold cycling medals, and also dominated the track cycling medal table at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.

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