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2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships: Schedule, TV, dates, times, venue and ticket info

2016 UCI Track Cycling World Champs: All you need to know

02/03/2016 at 07:10Updated 02/03/2016 at 10:31

The 2016 Track Cycling World Championships will see cycling's biggest stars battle it out at London's Lee Valley VeloPark.

WHEN IS IT?

The action gets underway on Wednesday, March 2 with the opening session beginning at 13:00 UK time.

The final session of the event begins at 14:00 UK time on Sunday, March 6.

WHERE IS IT?

WHERE CAN I WATCH IT ON TV?

Bradley Wiggins gestures after breaking cycling's hour record

Bradley Wiggins gestures after breaking cycling's hour recordReuters

ARE THERE STILL TICKETS AVAILABLE?

What are the highlights?

  • Wednesday - Men's and women's team sprints, plus the women's individual pursuit
  • Thursday - Men's team pursuit
  • Friday - Women's team pursuit
  • Saturday - Men's team sprint, featuring Jason Kenny and Gregory Bauge
  • Sunday - Women's omnium plus the Madison, featuring Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish
Bradley Wiggins celebrates with his wife Catherine and son Ben after breaking cycling's hour record at the Olympic velodrome in East London

Bradley Wiggins celebrates with his wife Catherine and son Ben after breaking cycling's hour record at the Olympic velodrome in East LondonReuters

WHAT'S THE EVENT SCHEDULE?

Wednesday 2 March (All local times)

Session 1: 13:00

Men’s team pursuit (qualifying)

Women’s individual pursuit (qualifying)

Men’s team sprint (qualifying)

Women’s team sprint (qualifying)

Session 2: 18:30

Men’s scratch race (final, medal ceremony)

Women’s individual pursuit (finals, medal ceremony)

Men’s team sprint (finals, medal ceremony)

Women’s team sprint (finals, medal ceremony)

Thursday 3 March

Session 3: 13:00

Women’s team pursuit (qualifying)

Women’s keirin (round 1, repechage)

Men’s kilometre time trial (final, medal ceremony)

Men’s team pursuit (round 1)

Session 4: 19:00

Women’s keirin (round 2, finals, medal ceremony)

Women’s scratch (final, medal ceremony)

Men’s team pursuit (finals, medal ceremony)

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny hug David Beckham (Reuters)

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny hug David Beckham (Reuters)Eurosport

Friday 4 March

Session 5: 9:00

Men’s sprint (qualifying, 1/16 finals, 1/8 finals and 1/8 finals repechage)

Men’s omnium (scratch)

Men’s individual pursuit qualifying

Session 6: 14:30

Women’s 500m time trial (finals, medal ceremony)

Women’s team pursuit (round 1)

Men’s omnium (pursuit)

Session 7: 19:00

Men’s points race (final, medal ceremony)

Men’s individual pursuit (finals, medal ceremony)

Women’s team pursuit (finals, medal ceremony)

Men’s omnium (elimination)

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Saturday 5 March

Session 8: 10:00

Women’s sprint (qualifying, 1/16 finals, 1/8 finals and 1/8 finals repechage)

Women’s omnium (scratch)

Men’s omnium (kilometre time trial)

Session 9: 14:45

Men’s sprint (quarter-finals, 5-8 places)

Men’s omnium (flying lap)

Women’s omnium (pursuit)

Session 10: 19:00

Men’s sprint (semi-finals, finals, medal ceremony)

Women’s points race (final, medal ceremony)

Men’s omnium (points race, medal ceremony)

Women’s omnium (elimination)

Sunday 6 March

Session 11: 10:00

Women’s sprint (quarter-finals, 5-8 places)

Men’s keirin (round 1, repechage)Women’s omnium (500m time trial, flying lap)

Session 12: 14:00

Women’s sprint (semi-finals, finals, medal ceremony)

Men’s keirin (round 2, finals, medal ceremony)

Women’s (omnium points, medal ceremony)

Men’s Madison (final, medal ceremony)

Bradley Wiggins celebrates with his wife Catherine and son Ben after breaking cycling's hour record at the Olympic velodrome in East London

Bradley Wiggins celebrates with his wife Catherine and son Ben after breaking cycling's hour record at the Olympic velodrome in East LondonReuters

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