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News posted on Friday 7th October, 2022

Para Cycling Track World Championships start soon in Paris – here’s how to cheer on the Kiwis

Devon Briggs at the Velodrome

The 2022 UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships start in France on Thursday 20 October. Here’s everything you need to know about how to follow them.

Who will represent New Zealand at the 2022 Para Cycling Track World Championships?

There are 5 Para cyclists representing New Zealand soon at the 2022 Track World Championships. The Team is headlined by three Tokyo 2020 Paralympians – Sarah Ellington (Greymouth), Nicole Murray (Cambridge), and Anna Taylor (Cambridge). In addition to the three Paralympians are Nick Blincoe (Cambridge) and also Devon Briggs (Cambridge).

Sarah Ellington portrait

Paralympian #213 Sarah Ellington

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Nicole Murray - Tokyo 2020 Head Shot

Paralympian #222 Nicole Murray

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Paralympian #225 Anna Taylor

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Para cyclist Nick Blincoe in PNZ uniform

Para athlete Nick Blincoe

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Devon Briggs portrait in PNZ uniform

Para athlete Devon Briggs

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Where do the Track World Championships take place?

The 2022 UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships take place in the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome in Montigny-le-Bretonneux near Paris. This velodrome is the Para cycling venue for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, so the Para cyclists will be able to envision competing in the Paralympics.

How can I watch the Track World Championships?

The event will be livestreamed so all New Zealanders can watch free of charge.

(Update: there were technical issues on the link shared earlier. We have updated the link below to one which works.)

What time will the New Zealand Para cyclists compete?

Here is the schedule of New Zealanders’ races in the 2022 UCI Para Cycling Track World Championship. Times may change. All times are in New Zealand Standard Time.

The full schedule of all races is available on the event website.

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Results: 2022 Para Cycling Track World Championships

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Anna Taylor (C4) results

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Devon Briggs (C4) results

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Nick Blincoe (C4) results

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Nicole Murray (C5) results

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Sarah Ellington (C2) results

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Media enquiries about the New Zealand Team at the Track World Championships

To request images, footage or interviews with the New Zealand Para Cycling Team, please contact PNZ’s Digital and Communications Manager Sue Cardwell on [email protected] or via WhatsApp on 022 081 9071. Sue will be in Paris with the team.

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