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November 24th / 2009

Colombia with 15 riders to World Cup UCI in Cali.

María Luisa Calle, Diana García and Leonardo Narváez, great colombian figures.

Fifteen riders had registered Colombian Cycling Federation to participate in Track World Cup, third stage in Cali.

Diana García, sprint queen in America, Maria Luisa Calle, winner of world and Olympic medals, and Leonardo Narváez, keirin champion one year ago, lead group of colombian pistards, directed by José Julián Velásquez and Jhon Jaime González.

To make´s one debut Carlos Ospina and Natalia Muñoz, two rising figure of Antioquia and Risaralda, respectively.

Colombian Group is integrated by:

  • María Luisa Calle
  • Diana García
  • Milena Salcedo
  • Lorena Vargas
  • Elizabeth Agudelo
  • Natalia Muñoz
  • Carlos Ospina
  • Edwin Avila
  • Juan E. Arango
  • Arles Castro
  • Weimar Roldán
  • Carlos Urán
  • Leonardo Narváez
  • Cristian Tamayo
  • Fabián Puerta

Colombian national team has as delegate Luis Eduerd Valenzuela, second vicepresident of National Federation.

"This is a solid group, con experience and youth, and we are ready to defend the title won last year", said Jorge Ovidio González, president of Colombiana Cycling Federation.

Team is concentred in Medellín, until december 7th, when they will move to Cali.


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