- March 22 2018
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro will stage the 2018 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships. The event will take place from March 22-25 in the Rio Olympic Velodrome, the track cycling venue from the 2016 Paralympic Games. Athletes from over 30 countries will compete in of the most important competition of the season, the first championship to take into account points for the ranking that will select the Tokyo Paralympic Games athletes.
The Irish Para-cycling Team consists of three tandems and two solo bikes competing across fourteen championship events. Best of luck to the athletes competing; Colin Lynch and Ronan Grimes in the solo competition, Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal, Martin Gordon & Eamonn Byrne, and Peter Ryan & Séan Hahessy in the tandem competition.