Cycling became an Olympic sport at the first modern Games at Athens 1896 and is one of the few sports that have featured at every Olympic Games. Cycling road has been included at nearly all Olympic Games since 1896 apart from a 12-year period where it was excluded before returning for Stockholm 1912. However, women’s road events were only introduced at the Los Angeles 1984 Games.
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Olympic History. Like fencing and athletics, cycling is among the rare sports that have always featured on the Olympic programme. Road cycling, however, was not on the programme of the Paris 1900, St. Louis 1904 or London 1908 Games.
Cycling track is held in a bowl-shaped arena that is 250m round and is one of the oldest Olympic Games disciplines. The history of track dates back over 120 years with its first appearance coming at the Athens 1896 Games. It has been part of the Olympic sport programme since, with the exception of Stockholm 1912.
Cycling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics, at which a road race and five track events were held. Mountain bike racing entered the Olympic programme at the Atlanta Olympics, followed by BMX racing in 2008 and freestyle BMX in 2020.
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Cycling Track - Official Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule. View the competition schedule and live results for the summer Olympics in Tokyo. (Jul 23-Aug 8, 2021)
The cycling competitions of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo featured 22 events in five disciplines. The 2020 Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cycling competitions had been contested in every Summer Olympics programme since the first modern Olympiad in 1896 alongside athletics, artistic gymnastics, fencing and swimming. Since the 1896 contests which featured five track events and an 87 km road race from Athens to Marathon and back, Olympic cycling had gradually evol
Track cycling at the Tokyo Olympic Games concluded August 8 with Jennifer Valente of the United States earning the gold medal in the women’s Omnium, filled with crashes in the opening race.
Anna Kiesenhofer 30 took a stunning solo win for Austria in the womens Olympic cycling road race. Anna Kiesenhofer was the underdog going into the cycling. Thanks to everybody who. Austrias Anna Kiesenhofer shocked the world on Sunday with a runaway victory in the womens cycling road race at the Tokyo Olympics.
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