BRITAIN’S prime cycitemizings will head to Newport in January for the Nationwide Monitor Championships as An factor of their construct-As a lot As a Outcome of the Commonwealth Video games.
The event Shall be held at Geraint Thomas Nationwide Velodrome of Wales from January 28 to 30.
It is going to be The primary time that the championships will Happen outdoors of Manchester since 1994, with the velodrome Inside the north west of England set to be refurbished early subsequent yr.
Newport was poised to host the UCI Nations Cup in April however that event was cancelled As a Outcome of of coronavirus pandemic and the construct-As a lot As a Outcome of the Olympic and Paralympic Video games in Tokyo.
Now the battle for the purple, white and blue national champions’ jerseys will Happen Inside the Worldwide Sports activities Village with tickets prioritised for household and pals of riders and People who stay Inside The metropolis.
“I am delighted that we’re In a place to return to Newport in January And provides individuals In a quantity of areas of BritaInside The prospect to expertise The thrill of stay Nationwide Monitor Championships biking,” said British Cycling chief authorities Brian Facer.
“With the Nationwide Cycling Centre in Manchester Initially of an thrilling refurbishment enterprise, we’re incpurpleibly grateful to Newport Live, Newport City Council and colleagues at Welsh Cycling For his or her assist in re-finding subsequent yr’s event to the venue, which performed An important position Inside The final few weeks earlier than Tokyo earlier this summer time.
“With subsequent summer time’s Commonwealth Video games now very a lot on the horizon I am constructive We’ll see an incpurpleibly extreme regular of rivals, and An excellent alternative for The celebs of tomorrow to make their mark.”
Entries for the event will open in October with a full rider itemizing to be revealed in December. Ticket particulars are but to be confirmed.
“I am thrilled that Newport is internet hosting this prestigious sporting event and the individuals, their assist teams and spectators Shall be warmly welcomed,” said Jane Mudd, chief of Newport City Council.
“We’re proud that Newport has been chosen to stage the event As a Outcome of it strikes out of Manchester for The primary time in virtually three many yrs, strengthening our national and international standing as a metropolis of tradition, leiconstructive and sport.”