After a decade, the UCI Track Cycling World Championships return to Pruszkow, Poland, at the end of February for the culmination of the track cycling season. The Pruszkow Arena hosted track cycling’s 2009 UCI World Championships and the 2010 European Championships after it was built in 2008
The 2019 event, taking place from February 27th to March 3rd, marks the 116th edition of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships.
Over 450 athletes from 49 countries (260 men and 192 women) are registered to compete in Pruszkow, an increase of nine countries over last year. For the third year, titles will be awarded across 20 events, with the addition of the Women’s Madison in 2017. This year’s championships will also count towards the Olympic Qualification Ranking, with countries battling for spots at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
The TTCF is proud to announce its participation and also ranked to do battle for these spots at the Olympics.
Our team left on Wednesday 20th February comprising of cyclists Njisane Phillips, Nicholas Paul, & Kwesi Browne who would be particpating in the Team sprints and Keron Bramble as the reserve. The Sprint event will also see Njisane and Nicholas hoping to make viable points.
The Keirin event is going to have Kwesi Browne representing Team TTO also looking for those valuable points. The Technical Director Mr. Erin Hartwell is with the Team as the Manager/Coach, together with the Team’s Mechanic Elijah Greene and Massage Therapist Derek Ashby Williams.
The team is expected to return on March 5th. We wish them all success at the Championships.