Cycling(Track)

Cycling(Track)

Sport Overview

Track cycling is a cycling sport that takes place in a velodrome or cycling stadium. Track bicycles are fixed-gear bikes with no brakes. Riders must keep on peddling in the same gear to propel their bicycle.
The World Masters Games 2021 Kansai will feature the following events: the track time trial, sprint, individual pursuit, scratch race and team sprint.

[Schedule]
 Wednesday, 18th May - Saturday, 21st May 2022

[Venue]
 Kurayoshi Cycling Track <Kurayoshi City, Tottori>

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Event

General Divisions
GenderEventAge Categories
Men1km (500m) Time Trial (TT)
Sprint (SP)
3km (2km) Individual Pursuit (IP)
Scratch (SC)
30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+,80+,85+,90+,95+
* Time trial (TT) 1km: M1 to 4 500m: from M5
* Individual pursuit (IP) 3km: M1 to 4 2km: from M5
* Scratch (SC) 10km: M1 to 3 5km: from M4
Team Sprint (TS) (* 1)<135, ≧135
(* 1) Team Sprint is classified according to the total age of the three members.
Women500 m Time Trial (TT)
Sprint (SP)
2km Individual Pursuit (IP)
Scratch (SC)
30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+,80+,85+
* Scratch (SC) 5km for all categories.
Team Sprint (TS) (* 2)<95, ≧95
(* 2) Team Sprint is classified according to the total age of the two members.
* In Team Sprint, teams may register 1 additional member who meets entry requirements with 3 or 4 entrants (3 to ride) for Men’s Event and 2 or 3 entrants (2 to ride) for Women’s Event.

Para Cycling Division: Para Competition Classes (Para Sport Classes)
GenderEventClasses & Distance
Men, WomenTime trial (TT) (men and women)1km Men B & C1-5
500m Women B & C1-5
Individual pursuit (IP)3km Men B & C1-5
2km Women B & C1-5
Tandem SprintMen B & Women B
Team sprintC1-5 (Men, Women, Mixed)
* Total points of 3 members to be no higher than 10.
* There will be no age categories for para cycling divisions.
* In Team Sprint, teams may register 1 additional member who meets entry requirements with a total of 3 or 4 entrants (3 to ride).

Para cycling classes:
Impairment/medical conditionsBike used
Visually ImpairedTandem bike for 2 riders
C- Impairment to limbs such as amputations, physical impairment, paralysis, etc.
- Classes C1 to C5 indicate the degree of impairment (the lower the number, the more severe the impairment).
Standard two-wheeled bike


Para Cycling Division: Para Open Classes (no para classes by degree of impairment)
An exception will be made in this competition for participants with no sport class status (including those who have never participated in a para sport competition)
GenderEventClasses & Distance
Men,WomenTime trial (TT) (men and women)1km Men B & C
500m Women B & C
Individual pursuit (IP)3km Men B & C
2km Women B & C
* There will be no age categories for para cycling divisions.
* There will be no para classes by degree of impairment

Para cycling classes:
Impairment/medical conditionsBike used
Visually ImpairedTandem bike for 2 riders
C- Impairment to limbs such as amputations, physical impairment, paralysis, etc.Standard two-wheeled bike

Eligibility

1. Eligibility
 Participants must be registered with a UCI member federation as at 2022 as follows:
 [Domestic Participants]
 Must hold a UCI ID and/or a JCF license with a registration number.
 [Overseas Athlete]
 Must hold a UCI ID number.
 * No temporary license will be issued.

2. Exclusion of eligibility
 Athletes who fall under any of the following cannot participate.
 (1) Athletes who have participated in the World Championships, Continental Championships (eg: Asian Championship), Olympics (2020 Tokyo Olympics), Regional Games (eg: Asian Games), and World Cup track races (excluding races only for masters) in 2021 and 2022.
 (2) In addition, athletes who have participated in a competition listed on the UCI International Calendar in 2021 or 2022 (any races that earn UCI points such as professional tour races. Not including Gran Fondo or masters competitions which do not award UCI points).
 (3) Athletes who are members of a team registered with UCI in 2021 or 2022.
 (4) Athletes who are suspended or punished by either UCI or the National Federation affiliated with UCI
* Exclusion rules above do not apply to athletes in para sport divisions except for paragraph 2. (4)

3. Necessary procedures
 (1) Declare own record of 200m FTT (flying time trial), 1km (500m) TT, 3km (2km) IP self-recording, etc.
 (2) Declare whether or not you have participated in any track races within 3 years (2019 – 2021).
 * As this will be an international competition, in some events there will be many athletes racing at the same time on the track. To ensure the safety of all athletes, we recommend that you gain some experience on the bank of a velodrome by taking part in a track race before the Games.

4. Para Competition Classes
 (1) Japanese nationals with impairments who wish to participate must register with the Japan Cycling Federation before applying for participation. They must also have a designated Sport Class Status.
 (2) Overseas nationals with impairments who wish to participate are required to hold the following licenses prior to application and attach copies of licenses in PDF when applying for participation:
  a) Cycling National License issued by your country’s National Federation.
  b) Cycling International License required for participating in an international competition (and a designated Sport Class Status)

5. Para Open Classes
 (1) Japanese nationals with impairments who wish to participate must register with the Japan Cycling Federation before applying for participation.
Additionally, attach a copy of a Disability Certificate or Medical Certificate in PDF when applying for participation.
 (2) Overseas nationals with impairments who wish to participate are required to prepare the following 2 documents prior to application and attach copies in PDF when applying for participation:
  a) Cycling National License issued by your country’s National Federation.
  b) Disability Certificate or Medical Certificate

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31st December 1992)
* Athletes must compete in the age category to which they belong as of 31st December 2022.
(Example: If an athlete is 39 years of age during the competition period and will be 40 years of age by 31st December 2022, the athlete will be competing in the age category of 40 to 44 years of age.)

Individuals Men: M1 (30-34), M2 (35-39), M3 (40-44), M4 (45-49), M5 (50-54), M6 (55-59), M7 (60-64), M8 (65-69), M9 (70-74), M10 (75-79), M11 (80-84), M12 (85-89), M13 (90-94), M14 (95+)

Individuals Women: W1 (30-34), W2 (35-39), W3 (40-44), W4 (45-49), W5 (50-54), W6 (55-59), W7 (60-64), W8 (65-69), W9 (70-74), W10 (75-79), W11 (80-84), W12 (85+)

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cycling Track                          
Kurayoshi Cycling Track
Road Race                                
Kurayoshi-Hokuei Road Race Course (Start area: In front of Takashiro Elementary School)
Mountain Bike                            
Yubune MTB Land
BMX                              
Cyclepia Kishiwada BMX Course

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Kurayoshi Cycling Track

Location 68-24 Sakura Ushiroyama, Kurayoshi City, Tottori
Games Accreditation ◯ * Temporary Accreditation Venue (17 - 22 May) Sports Check-in
Access ・35 minutes by Shuttle bus from Kurayoshi Sta.
・50 minutes by car from the Yonago Expressway’s Yubara Exit
・85 minutes by car from the Chugoku Expressway’s Innosho Exit
・25 minutes by car from the Sanin Expressway’s Hawai Nagase Exit
Official Homepage http://www.sports-tottori.com/?page_id=2422

Sport Check-in

[Date & Time]
 Registration begins on Tuesday, 17th May 2022 (13:00 - 17:00)
 Athletes to complete their check-in at least one day before their race.

[Venue]
 Kurayoshi Cycling Track

[Remarks]
 Check-in details to be notified separately.

Nearest Village

Masters Village Tottori (Fumon Square)

Location Higashihonjicho, Tottori City, Tottori
Access From JR Tottori Station, exit out of the ticket gate, proceed to the right side. Fumon Square is located in front of the North Gate.
Official Homepage https://www.city.tottori.lg.jp/www/contents/1405987524720/index.html

Tottori Prefectural Kurayoshi Sports and Cultural Center

Location 529-2 Yamane, Kurayoshi City, Tottori
Access 10 minutes walking from Kurayoshi Sta.
Official Homepage http://kuratai.jp/

Sports Equipment Rental

None (Competition equipment will not be rented.)
* However, if some parts of the equipment (wheel, saddle, handle, etc.) fail to function and become unusable, they may be rented depending on the type of equipment.

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