Sarah Lee Wai-sze Wins Silver Medal

Lee Wai Sze (HKG) - UCI World Cup - HK, 2016.

Hong Kong cycling icon Sarah Lee Wai-sze was outstanding in the Women’s Sprint taking the silver medal behind Lin Junhong at the UCI World Cup being held at the HK Veledrome.

In Men’s Keirin final, Buchli Matthijs (NED) overcame stiff competition and snatched a gold medal. Results of today’s finals are as follows:

Saturday Results
Men’s Team Pursuit: Australia, Denmark, Great Britain
Women’s Team Pursuit: Canada, Great Britain, United States
Men’s Team Sprint: Great Britain, Poland, Russia
Women’s Team Sprint: Rusvelo, Great Britain, Spain
Men’s Keirin: Buchli Matthijs (NED), Barrette Hugo (CAN), Im Chaebin (KOR)
Women’s Sprint: Lin Junhong (CHN), Lee Wai Sze (HKG), Voinova Anastasiia (RVL)

Lee Wai Sze (HKG) - UCI World Cup - HK, 2016.

Race Schedule
Sunday 17 January
Men’s Sprint
Omnium (men’s and womens, events 4-6)
Women’s Keirin

UCI Track Cycling World Cup Hong Kong
Date: 16-17 January, 2016
Venue: Hong Kong Velodrome, Tseung Kwan O
Tickets: $200, $150, $120 from HK Ticketing

Qianyu Yang Takes Bronze at UCI World Cup-Hong Kong

UCI World Cup - HK - Women's Sprint
The Women’s Scratch Race medals went to Marina Shmayankova (BLR), Laura Trott (GB) and Yang Qianyu (HKG) respectively

The largest track cycling competition ever staged in Hong Kong kicked off today 15 January at the Hong Kong Velodrome in Tseung Kwan O. Co-organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and The Cycling Association of Hong Kong (CAHK), the UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Hong Kong saw some early success for Hong Kong as Yang Qianyu claiming the bronze in the Women’s Scratch Race.

Mr Wilfred Ng, SBS JP, President of the Organizing Committee of The UCI Track cycling World Cup – Hong Kong remarked at the opening ceremony, “The World Cup is one of the most important events on the world track cycling calendar. It is also the key competition in which riders earn ranking points ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics. The fact that the competition takes place in Hong Kong this year under the cheering of local fans is a boost for the Hong Kong Team. Show them your support!”

The Men’s and Women’s Scratch Race and Points Race concluded Friday with Thomas Benjamin of France taking two gold medals in both Men’s Scratch Race and Men’s Points Race. The Women’s Scratch Race medals went to Marina Shmayankova (BLR), Laura Trott (GB) and Yang Qianyu (HKG) respectively, while Jolien D’Hoore (BEL) stepped on the top of the podium in the Women’s Points Race.

In the qualifying races, Australia posted a time of 4:00.947 and secured a spot in tomorrow’s (16 January) Men’s Team Pursuit final. As for Women’s Team pursuit, Great Britain rode 4:19.369 to secure the top qualifying spot. In Men’s Team Sprint, Great Britain set the fastest time to move through to the gold medal race against Poland, while Rusvelo team will face Great Britain for the Women’s Team Sprint gold medal.

Saturday’s race schedule, includes the finals of the Men’s and Women’s Team Pursuit, Men’s and Women’s Team Sprint, Men’s Keirin and Women’s Sprint. Hong Kong Olympic medalist Sarah Lee Wai-sze, who will contend in the Women’s Sprint.

UCI-World-Cup-HK-Women's-Team-Sprint

Results
Friday 15 January
Men’s Points: Thomas Benjamin (FRA), Julio Alberto Amores Palacios (ESP), Luke Mudgway (NZL)
Women’s Points: Jolien D’Hoore (BEL), Jasmin Glaesser (CAN), Emily Nelson (GB)
Men’s Scratch: Thomas Benjamin (FRA), Xavier Canellas Sanchez (ESP), Jordan Arley Parra Arias (COL)
Women’s Scratch: Marina Shmayankova (BLR), Laura Trott (GB) and Yang Qianyu (HKG)

Race Schedule
Saturday 16 January

Team Pursuit (men’s and women’s finals)
Team Sprint (men’s and women’s finals)
Omnium (men and women, events 1-3)
Women’s sprint
Men’s Keirin

Sunday 17 January
Men’s Sprint
Omnium (men’s and womens, events 4-6)
Women’s Keirin

UCI Track Cycling World Cup Hong Kong
Date: 16-17 January, 2016
Venue: Hong Kong Velodrome, Tseung Kwan O
Tickets: $200, $150, $120 from HK Ticketing

UCI Track Cycling World Cup-Hong Kong

laura trott

There really is only one place to be this coming weekend and that’s at the HK Velodrome where double Olympic Gold medalist and multiple World Champion Laura Trott is among a galaxy of world class cycling stars taking part in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Hong Kong. Joining her is Hong Kong’s London Olympic cycling medalist Sarah Lee Wai Sze and World Champion, Tour de France Green Jersey Winner and sprinter extraordinaire Mark Cavendish and triple Olympic gold medalist and World Champion Jason Kenny.

Hong Kong is the third and final round of the 2015/16 UCI Track Cycling World Cup – the first two legs having taken place in Cali, Colombia and Cambridge, New Zealand in October and December 2015 respectively. Around 300 world class cyclists will participate and as 2016 is also an Olympic year not only will cyclists be wanting to win the World Cup they’ll also be looking towards securing Olympic qualification.

Mark CavendishThe schedule of race is as follows
Friday 15 January
Team pursuit qualifying (men and women)
Team sprint qualifying (men and women)
Points (men and women)Sarah Lee Cycling
Scratch (men and women)

Saturday 16 January
Team pursuit (men’s and women’s finals)
Team sprint (men’s and women’s finals)
Omnium (men and women, events 1-3)
Women’s sprint
Men’s keirin

Sunday 17 January
Men’s sprint
Omnium (men’s and womens, events 4-6)
Women’s keirin

UCI Track Cycling World Cup Hong Kong
Date: 16-17 January, 2016
Venue: Hong Kong Velodrome, Tseung Kwan O
Tickets: $200, $150, $120 from HK Ticketing

Cycle for Millions 2015 – 12 April, 2015

Cycle for Millions 2015 - 12 April, 2015

Organised by Pok Oi Hospital the Pok Oi Cycle for Millions 2015 will be held on Sunday, 12 April 2015. Now in its sixth year, over 6500 cyclists are expected to participate in this year’s ride which will be held on Stonecutters Bridge and pass through the Nam Wan Tunnel.

The ride route is approximately 13km, starting on the Tsing Sha Highway. Participants will ride through Nam Wan Tunnel and onto Stonecutters Bridge. Passing the turning point on Ngong Shung Road, riders will then return to Tsing Sha Highway and hit the finishing line.

Pollution permitting, the route across Stonecutters Bridge – the world’s second longest cable-stayed bridge – offers a magnificent view over Rambler Channel, while riding through the Nam Wan Tunnel offers something new.

The Pok Oi Cycle for Millions 2015 is the biggest cycling event in Hong Kong with participants divided into two categories – individuals and corporate teams. As it’s a charity event and money talks those raising a significant amount of donations will be rewarded with gold, silver or bronze ‘awards of donation’. Awards will be also given to the best dressed participants and those with creatively designed bicycles.

Enter online at www.cycleformillions.com on a first-come-first-served basis. The minimum entry ‘donation’ is $680 for individuals and $28,000 for teams.

Pok Oi Cycle for Millions 2015
When:
7am, 12 April 2015 (Sunday)
Where: Tsing Yi
Entry fee: $680 (individuals), $28,000 (teams)
More info: www.cycleformillions.com

Green Rider 2013 – 27 October, 2013

Green Rider 2013

Two interactive fundraising events for The Conservancy Association, a 21.1km cross-country Mountain Bike Challenge and a more sedate 8.8km Green Challenge.

What: Green Rider, 2013
When: 27 October, 2013
Where: Tai Lam Country Park
Details: Registration, which closes 7 October, www.cahk.org.hk