UCI TRACK CHAMPIONS LEAGUE IN NUMBERS pubblicato il 23/11/2021

UCI TRACK CHAMPIONS LEAGUE IN NUMBERS 

Seventy-two of the world’s great track cyclists, 206 laps of racing, speeds of 75kph, and 540,000 lumens of light projections made for a spectacular debut event in Mallorca. Ahead of round two in Lithuania this weekend, the staggering numbers behind round one are revealed

November 23 2021 – Paris, France: After an action-packed three hours of short-format racing, four leaders have emerged, each a superstar of track cycling - Harrie Lavreysen (Men’s Sprint), Emma Hinze (Women’s Sprint), Corbin Strong (Men’s Endurance) and Katie Archibald (Women’s Endurance). They will each wear the UCI Track Champions League Leader’s Jersey at round two in Panevėžys, Lithuania on November 27th.
 
Behind the scenes, a production crew of hundreds and cutting edge technical equipment delivered an electrifying spectacle for the debut event. Here we reveal the key stats behind round one:

The racing in numbers
72 riders in the inaugural series, spanning 30 nationalities
63 UCI Track Cycling World Championship titles and 29 Olympic medals between them
72 custom Santini skinsuits created, each displaying riders’ sponsors 
206 laps (51.5km) of racing completed across 30 races
75kph - top speed reached by Men’s Keirin winner Stefan Bötticher
4 riders will wear the coveted Leader's Jersey at round two

The technical setup in numbers
- More than 140 operational staff delivered the event
1 full control room managed led panels, data, lighting, video-mapping and music 
540,000 lumens of light via 26 video projectors delivered a unique visual spectacle
285 meters of LED wall and strip displays – a world first for a track cycling event
30km of cabling connected 350 cubic meters of equipment, packed into 700 flight cases
13 tonnes of equipment hung above track centre

Behind the scenes broadcasting in numbers 
80 team members produced the international TV feed and programme - benefitting from augmented reality graphics, a spider camera, onboard rider, super slow motion and 360 cameras 
- On TV: 26 international broadcasters around 5 continents covered round 1, including discovery+, Eurosport and GCN+, with a host of studio pundits and commentators narrating the action
- Onsite: Over 3000 fans attended the first ever round of the UCI Track Champions League



Watch the video below for highlights of the league’s electrifying first round, courtesy of Eurosport.

Remaining Race Calendar:
 
Round 2: November 27. Panevézys / Cido Arena, Lithuania

Tickets 
here 
 
Round 3: December 3, London / Lee Valley VeloPark, UK

Tickets 
here 
 
Round 4: December 4, London / Lee Valley VeloPark, UK

Tickets 
here 
 
Round 5: December 11, Tel Aviv / Sylvan Adams National Velodrome, Israel

Tickets on sale soon: 
here  

 

For more information about the UCI Track Champions League, including photos, standings and where to watch, visit www.ucitrackchampionsleague.com

 
 

Photo Credit
Please credit all photos to UCI Track Champions League / SWpix.com.




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