The first full day of competition at the opening round of the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup 2016-17 saw the Men’s Sprint, Women’s Keirin and Men’s and Women’s Team Pursuits decided.
The behind-closed-doors ‘secret session’ at the opening round of the 2016-17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup series opened with Men’s and Women’s Team Pursuit Qualifying. The expanded programme wouldn’t quite fit into the three full days now officially allotted, so the Team Pursuit Qualifiers were moved ahead of the official
The first day of competition at the final World Cup of the 2015-16 season in Hong Kong saw qualification for the Team Pursuit and Teams Sprint plus on-series Scratch and Points Races – a bust start to the weekend for the Endurance riders with more than one riding all three
Men’s Sprint – SemifinalsThe men’s sprint semifinals kicked off the final session of the 2014/5 Track World Cup. The might of the London round winner, Jeffrey Hoogland of the Netherlands, was no match for Maximilian Levy of Germany with Hoogland taking the win in both races.The second match saw Denis
Women’s Omnium IV – 500m Time TrialThe second day of the women’s omnium opened with the 500m time trial. Kirsten Wild was in the lead in the competition overnight, although the time trial is never Wild’s forte. In the absence of the overall World Cup omnium leader, Jolien d’Hoore, the
Women’s Team Sprint – FinalsThe first event of the second session of the day – which started barely minutes after the close of the first session – was the finals of the team sprint competition. The Russian duo of Daria Schmeleva and Ekaterina Gnidenko were set to contest the gold
Women’s Omnium I – 10km Scratch Race Day two opened with the women’s omnium event. With neither World Cup leader, Jolien D’Hoore (BEL) or winner from the London round, Laura Trott (GBR), riding in Cali, the attention would revert to Marlies Mejias Garcia of Cuba. Garcia currently stands in
The World Cup returned to the breezy outdoor track in Cali in Colombiafor the thirteenth time this weekend, the stadium having been used on twelve previous occasions for the World Cup. Francois Pervis will be one of the riders hoping Cali’s thirteenth hosting of the event will bring him the
The Final session of a packed World Cup programme in London saw the conclusion of both Omnium competitions, the Men's Sprint and the Women's Keirin. Some fantastic racing - particularly in the latter stages of a fantastic sprint competition - kept the crowd on the edge of their seats.
With the conclusion of both Omniums, the Women's Keirin and the Men's Sprint there was plenty to keep the crowd entertained on the final day of the London World Cup. The morning session saw the Sprint 200m Time Trial through to the Quarter Finals, the First Round of the Keirin