Elections for the two paracycling representatives – one woman and one man – on the UCI Athletes’ Commission will be held on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September, in conjunction with the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships.
Exactly one year ago, the Olympic BMX Centre in the Deodoro Olympic Park was the theatre of thrills, spills, suspense and surprises as the fastest qualifiers went through the semi-final runs to decide the eight men and eight women finalists.
Pietermaritzburg will be at the heart of the action from August 31 to September 3, as the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships come to the South African city. In an effort to lay claim to a rainbow jersey of their own, some 260 athletes from 28 countries will make the trek to the 29 southern parallel.
The best track cycling specialists in the world set the Rio Olympic Velodrome alight during six days of competition. Ten Olympic titles – five for men and five for women – were awarded, with 14 nations winning at least one medal. Track cycling has been on the Olympic programme since the first modern Olympic Games and looking back at the ...