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UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

The UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships are the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

The Championships were earlier administered by the IPC Cycling World Championships. The first UCI Para-cycling World Championships took place in 2007.[1]

The UCI awards a gold medal and a rainbow jersey to the winner and silver and bronze medals to the second and third.

Contents

  • Championships 1
  • Classification 2
    • History 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Championships

Year City Country Date Velodrome No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
2007
()
Bordeaux  France August – August
2009
()[4]
Manchester  United Kingdom 6 November – 8 November Manchester Velodrome
2011
()[5]
Montichiari  Italy 11 March – 13 March Montichiari Velodrome
2012
()[6]
Carson  United States 9 February – 12 February ADT Event Center
2014
()[7]
Aguascalientes  Mexico 10-13 April Aguascalientes Bicentenary Velodrome

Classification

The classification system was reclassified in 2010/2011, and first used for the 2011 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships.[8][9]

Sport class[10][11]
  • Cycling
    • C1 - locomotor disability: Neurological, or amputation
    • C2 - locomotor disability: Neurological, decrease in muscle strength, or amputation
    • C3 - locomotor disability: Neurological, or amputation
    • C4 - locomotor disability: Neurological, or amputation
    • C5 - locomotor disability: Neurological, or amputation
  • Tandem
  • Tricycle
    • Tricycle T1
    • Tricycle T2
  • Handbike
    • Handbike H1
    • Handbike H2
    • Handbike H3
    • Handbike H4
    • Handbike H5

History

UCI classification was earlier divided into these disability categories: locomotor, cerebral palsy, visually impaired, handcycling. Each category have separate classifications.[12][13]

  • Locomotor disability (LC)
    • LC 1 -
    • LC 2 -
    • LC 3 -
    • LC 4 -
  • Visual impairment (B/VI) - Use a tandem bicycle. A team, one athlete with a visual impairment and one sighted teammate (a pilot).[14]
    • B1 - from a total lack of sight, to limited light perception with the inability to recognise shapes
    • B2 - more sight than B1, to a visual acuity of 2/60 and/or a field of vision of less than 5 degrees.
    • B3 - more sight than B2, up to a visual acuity of 6/60 and/or a field of vision of less than 20 degrees.
  • Handcycling (HC)
    • A -
    • B -
    • C -

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Develop para-cycling together - Integration of Para-cycling within National Cycling Federations, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
  2. ^ IPC Cycling to become part of UCI, cyclingnews.com, April 20, 2009
  3. ^ Model of Integration: USI Para-cycling, csd.gob.es
  4. ^ Official site of the 2009 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships
  5. ^ Official site of the 2011 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships
  6. ^ Official site of the 2012 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships
  7. ^ Official site of the 2014 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships
  8. ^ Double gold for Aussies on day one of World Championships, cyclenation.com.au, March 12, 2011
  9. ^ Double gold for Aussies on day one of World Championships, nsw.cycling.org.au, March 14, 2011
  10. ^ UCI Cycling Regulations - Part 16 Para-cycling, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
  11. ^ [1], Canadian Cycling Association, 2010
  12. ^ UCI Classification Guide, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
  13. ^ About Disability Cycling, British Cycling
  14. ^ Disciplines - Para-Cycling, Canadian Cycling Association

External links

  • Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
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