Minsk track team preparing for home World Cup

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 10:24

Next January the Minsk Arena velodrome will host one one the biggest events of the track cycling season – Tissot UCI World Cup.

The final round of the competitions is expected to gather the best track cyclists in the world. Minsk Cycling Club riders will compete on the home track as well.

It is a big responsibility to race at home, so Belarusian riders attach great importance to the preparation.

As weather conditions in Belarus in December are not good for training, the Belarus track cycling national team as a whole headed to Cyprus.

The Minsk riders Raman Ramanau, Yauheni Karaliok, Raman Tsishkou, Mikhail Shemetau, Tatsiana Sharakova, Hanna Tserakh and Taisa Naskovich, being as well the national team members, have been training on the sunny island.

The Minsk sprinters Uladzislau Novik, Artsiom Zaitsau, Yauhen Veramchuk and Eric Burtsau are also based in Limassol.

The Minsk riders are planning to stay on Cyprus till December 27.

The Minsk World Cup programme includes 17 team and individual, men’s and women’s events. And Belarus as an organizer of the competitions is planning to enter the maximum of riders in each of them.

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