UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup CALI General Information

Cali, officially known as Santiago de Cali, the world capital of salsa and the third most populated city of Colombia. It is located in the south-western part of the country, guarded by the Farallones de Cali, which makes part of the Andes mountain chain on Valle del Cauca.

Cali is known as the Sport Capital of America 2019 by Europa Aces organization and host of many major sports events that take place in Colombia. Among the most important sporting events that have taken place in our city we´ve hosted the VI Pan American Games in 1971. We are also proud to have been the host of many World Championships in different sports. Cali hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Cup for the fifteen times. In 2013 hosted the World Games and 2014 it hosted the Track Cycling World Championships.

Cali is famous for its historical places, entertainment and day and night activities. It is also the World’s Capital of Salsa. It is one of the major economic and industrial centers of the country, and the main economic, industrial, and agrarian city of the Colombian southwest.

Climate

It has wonderful weather with beautiful, warm, and sunny days and an average temperature of 22°C (71,6 °F) to 31 °C (87,8 °F). Its altitude is 1003 meters (3290 ft) above sea level.

OFFICIAL SITE OF THE COMPETITIONS
General information about the track


Address:

Unidad Deportiva Alberto Galindo
Carrera 54 N° 3-54
Cali, Colombia

Phone: +57 300 5339855 / +57 310 5341081
Email: copamundopistacali@gmail.com
Website: www.copamundopistacali.com

Characteristics of the semi-covered track

Length: 250 meters
Width: 7 meters
Surface: Wood – Abarco
Bend: max 46º, 24’, 34’’
Straight: max 11º, 35’, 40’’
Circumference at the fence: 285 meters

How to get to the venue
Nearest international airport
: Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Airport

Distance from the airport to the Velodrome: approx. 17 km

Cali have flights connections from different cities and countries like: Miami, Panama, Lima in Peru and Europe through Madrid or by Bogota connection with many cities all around the globe.

Airlines: Avianca, Copa, Iberia, American Airlines, British Airways, Air Europa, Spirit.

TRAINING SESSIONS

Official Training at the velodrome

The competition velodrome will be available for training from May 31st – June 2sd Training schedules will be distributed once all teams have confirmed their arrival details.

Training Venue – prior to 25th – 30th May
For any teams arriving early, booking can be made on copamundopistacali@gmail.com

Training Camp – After the Nations Cup from 7Th to 10th of June 2020
For any teams departing in the days after the Nations Cup and purchased the accommodation package from the O.C. may book by email: copamundopistacali@gmail.com

ACCOMMODATION & TRANSPORTATION

UCI Official Hotel:
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL CALI
Address Av. Colombia 2-72
Distance/Time to Velodrome: 7 kms. 15 minutes.

Central reservation office – Accommodation and transportation
For all guests interested in staying at the official hotel during the UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup, please make all bookings through:
Contact: John Gonzalez P.
E-mail: copamundopistacali@gmail.com
Mob.: +57 300 5339855

Hotels reserved for the teams:
Teams must reserve their hotels through the travel department of the Organizing Committee to have access to the hotel bubbles authorized by the national official health authorities.

More details will be available regarding this in a later communication. In this way, there will be better control over the spread of the virus. The deadline for teams to inform us of their needs concerning accommodation and meals is 5th April 2021.

The Organizer will offer accommodation and meals at the official hotels.
Local transportation (for passengers): Shuttle Hotel-Velodrome-Hotel, and airport transportation will be free for those teams taking the accommodation and meals package only with the Organizer.

Central reservation office – Accommodation and transportation
Contact: John Gonzalez P.
E-mail: copamundopistacali@gmail.com
Mob.: +57 300 5339855

Accommodation Bookings – Terms and Conditions
Please see the “Booking Accommodation Form” in a few days in our website: www.copamundopistacali.com

The Organizer is not responsible for the local and airport transportation, as well as other health requirements of the local or national authorities and security on other hotels for the teams doing reservation directly.

ACCREDITATIONS

Permanence – accreditation centre
Accreditations will be available daily between 10:00 AM to 18:00 PM from May 30th – Jun 2nd in the velodrome Alcides Nieto Patiño, Carrera 54 N° 3-54 Cali, Colombia.

Teams who make accommodation arrangements with the Organiser will be given accreditations upon their arrival at the hotel and only to those officially registered by the team.

Media
Accreditation for media will open on March 15th 2021
For information please
Contact: Gonzalo Hernández
E-mail: cartier1536@gmail.com
Mob.: +57 321 7532299

ANTI-DOPING CONTROLS
It will be held inside the Velodrome
VELODROMO ALCIDES NIETO PATIÑO, Of. 8 – Unidad Deportiva Alberto Galindo

SPORT MEETINGS

Confirmation of starters
Date: 2nd June 2021
Time: 10:00h – 12:00
Velodrome Alcides Nieto Patiño, of. 75 (Carrera 54 N° 3-54 Cali, Colombia)

Meeting of team managers and distribution of race numbers
Date: 2nd June 2021
Time: 18:00h
Velodrome Alcides Nieto Patiño, of. 33 (Carrera 54 N° 3-54 Cali, Colombia)

MISCELLANEOUS
Climatic conditions at the race dates
Average temperatures: min 22 °C / 71,6 °F
max 31 °C / 87,8 °F

Website of the round
For information on the Cali UCI Track Cycling World Cup, including ticketing, visit the official website: www.copamundopistacali.com

Ticketing

Please contact the Organiser:
Hernando Zuluaga
Venue: Carrera 54 N° 3-54, Cali, Colombia
Email: copamundopistacali@gmail.com

Visas

Each Federation/Team is responsible to obtain for their delegation the appropriate entry documentation.
For information about how to obtain a visa please contact: www.cancilleria.gov.co/en/procedures_services/visas

If you require an official invitation (invitation letter) issued to assist with the visa process please contact: copamundopistacali@gmail.com immediately. Please provide this information to all your team members and passport copy.

CONTACT DETAILS

Organiser: Hernando Zuluaga
Address: Carrera 54 N° 3-54, Cali, Colombia
Phone: +57 310 8370508 / +57 (2) 5130788
Email: copamundopistacali@gmail.com

National Federation: FEDERACIÓN COLOMBIANA DE CICLISMO
Phone: +57 (1) 2210607

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