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2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Apeldoorn - The best moments

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USA's para-cyclist Todd Key, 54, cheering on his team-mate

Over the last few days, Apeldoorn in the Netherlands was the epicentre of one of the most exciting UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in history. 156 riders representing 30 nations competed in the 6th edition of the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships, which were held for the first time in the Netherlands. The best para-cyclists in the world, a fantastic venue and a very supportive crowd were the perfect elements for an outstanding event.

 

Facts about the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

 

A few facts about the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships:

-1 World Record: 500m (Women C2), Alyda Norbrius
-21 nations won at least 1 of the 87 medals at stake
-Alyda Norbrius is the most crowned athlete of the championships with 3 titles (500m/3km Pursuit/Scratch)

 

The local athletes were outstanding riding in front of their home crowd

 

31 World Champion titles were awarded in Apeldoorn. Great Britain topped the nations ranking with 9 medals, including 7 gold. We took the opportunity to follow one of the most successful para-cyclists in the world, Great Britain’s Jody Cundy.

Jody Cundy during the Kilo

Cundy won his 10th World Champion title in Apeldoorn, in the Kilo: he is already a legend and still riding strong. Watch the video below featuring Jody Cundy during the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.

 

 

Watch the LIVE replay of the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships. 

 

Read more about the event and daily reports here.

 

 

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