He World Cup track cycling in 2015 from Wednesday, February 18 to Sunday, February 22 This World Cup will take place at the Velodrome in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in the French town of Montigny-le-Bretonneux. Which riders and riders sit in the Dutch squad for the World Cup? And who in the Belgian elections? What the World Cup track cycling program in 2015 look like? Through what channels is this World Cup track cycling broadcast live on television?
History: World Cup track cycling
The very first World Cup track cycling took place on 11 and 12 August 1893 in the United States place Chicago. This World Cup was held concurrently with the World Fair in Chicago. Two of the three gold medals at the World Cup went to the American Arthur Zimmerman: he won both the sprint and race over 10 kilometers. The third gold medal was won by the South African Lawrence Smith Meintjes on the portion 100 km pipeline.
In was only the first World Cup amateurs participate. This was also true for the World Cup in 1894. Then in 1895, but there were also the World Cup track cycling organized for professional riders. In many countries could track cycling since become one of the most popular professional sports. The great popularity kept track cycling in many countries around the fifties. In subsequent decades its popularity has steadily declined. This has partly to do with the rise of television genieke wegwielersport. Road Cycling have eventually track cycling clearly gone on many points.
Historia: VM i Paris
Although the velodrome where the world championships take place in 2015 is approximately 24 kilometers from the center of Paris, this World Cup is usually still called “track cycling world championships in Paris. In the past, Paris was nine times the host of the World Cup track cycling. The first World Championships in Paris in 1900 took place at the velodrome of the Parc des Princes. Since the World Cup was conducted in 1907, 1922, 1924, 1933, 1947, 1953, 1958 and 1964 in Paris.
Dutch riders have many successes on which nine?? s World Cup that was held in the capital of France. at the World Championships?? s 1922 and 1924, the legendary Piet Moeskops took both times sprint world title in the pros. These victories also described by Joris van den Bergh in his monumental biography of Moeskops: in the middle of champions.
at the world Championships in 1933 in Paris was also celebrate the Dutch success: Jacobus van Egmond won gold in the sprint at the amateurs. in 1952 took the Dutchman Piet van Heusden gold in Paris on the hunt with amateurs. at the recent world Cup track cycling held in Paris, in 1964, it celebrates two Dutch world titles: Tiemen Green won the world individual pursuit with amateurs and Jaap Oudkerk took the rainbow jersey on the part stay amateur ring.
Dishes: Velodrome Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Track cycling World Cup 2015 will take place at the Polyhobbies in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. It is located in Montigny-le-Bretonneux, a town west of Paris. Construction of the velodrome began in 2011 and ended in 2014. The wooden cycling track is 250 meters long. The stadium has a capacity of over 5,000 spectators.
Velodrome was built as a central training center for the French Cycling Federation. This stadium was the 2014 finish line of the race Paris-Bordeaux. Velodrome in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines was in 2014 also in the news when a new bike-hour record was established for riders over a hundred years in this job: 102-year-old Robert Marchand rode 31 January 2014 at a distance of 26,927 kilometers an hour.