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Across the pond: track world cup in Cali

Though it’s slightly out of the scope of this blog, I had to post a little something about the UCI track cup in Cali (Colombia). Partly because real newspapers like the BBC only care about their national teams, but mostly because I wish I had been there. This is the last stop on the world cup tour, the last chance to earn points before the UCI Track Worlds in Paris.

If you’ve a spare moment, it’s well worth checking out the UCI Youtube Channel to see video of the races. If you can stomach a crash, the video of the women’s Keirin is pretty exciting. I won’t ruin it for you, but I will say that Lin Junhong’s early-ish move will have you on the edge of your seat.

Ditto for the men’s keirin. Well, no crash, just a great photo-finish sprint:

Official report here.

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