THE NATIONS CUP RELIVES THE TOKYO OLYMPIC FINAL IN INDIVIDUAL SPEED.

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THE DUTCH HARRIE LAVREYSEN AND JEFFREY HOOGLAND WILL SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN, THIS TIME AT THE CALI VELODROME.

 

Santiago de Cali continues to be a privileged city with the holding of the UCI TISSOT Cali 2022 Cup of Nations, taking into account that the catwalk of stars continues to grow as the registrations of the 39 countries and the 4 professional teams that will arrive are confirmed. Valle del Cauca capital.

This time the news comes from the Netherlands with the presence on their roster of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic champions, Harrie Lavreysen and Jeffrey Hoogland, today the fastest men on the planet, by also becoming champions in the track cycling world championships.

The Alcides Nieto Patiño track will be the stage to see these speed giants face off again, surely reliving what was the grand Olympic speed final in Tokyo 2020. Lavreysen and Hoogland faced each other for gold, leaving the dispute from the bronze to two other speed greats, the British Jack Carlin who won the medal and the Russian Denis Dmitriev. Harrie Lavreysen took the gold with a record of 10,861

It will be a great opportunity to see a show worthy of the best velodromes in the world and at the height of the Olympic Games and world championships. The Dutch ended the speed supremacy of countries like Germany, France and Great Britain.

Harrie Lavreysen is 25 years old, was born in Luyksgestel, a sprinter who has achieved glory at the highest level by being crowned world and Olympic champion on several occasions. The most important velodromes in the world have received him and he has left his mark on them, which he will surely leave on the Cali velodrome as well.

Harrie Lavreysen gold at the Keirin Nations Cup in Glasgow. Photo www.harrielavreysen.com

On the Keirin podium in Glasgow, Harrie Lavreysen shared Podium with Colombian Kevin Quintero. Photo www.uci.org

These are the most important results obtained so far by the Dutch cyclist:

 

Olympic Games

 

Tokyo 2020

Single Speed ​​Gold

Team Speed ​​Gold

Keirin Bronze

 

World Championships

 

Hong Kong 2017

Silver Single Speed

Silver Team Speed

 

Apeldoorn 2018

Team Speed ​​Gold

 

Pruszkow 2019

Single Speed ​​Gold

Team Speed ​​Gold

 

Berlin 2020

Single Speed ​​Gold

keirin gold

Team Speed ​​Gold

 

Roubaix 2021

Single Speed ​​Gold

keirin gold

Team Speed ​​Gold

 

Lavreysen has also been European champion five times (3 in team speed, one for Keirin and one for speed).

At the 2022 UCI TISSOT Nations Cup, Lavreysen has won three gold medals (Keirin and speed in Glasgow and in Milton team speed with teammates Hoogland and Ligtlee).

In European Games he has won two gold and one silver medals and in European Championships he has won five gold, one silver and two bronze.

Jeffrey Hoogland, born in Nijverdal 29 years ago, won the gold medal in the team sprint at the Olympic Games with his compatriots Harrie Lavreysen, Roy Van Der Berg and Matthijs, setting a new Olympic record by imposing 41 seconds 369 thousandths at an hourly average of 60,553 K/H, the Dutch beat this record three times, ending a drought since Berlin 1936. In this test the silver medal went to Great Britain and the bronze to France. He also won a silver medal in the individual speed, a final that he played with his partner Harrie Lavreysen.

Jeffrey Hoogland, one time Olympic champion and six time world champion track cycling. Photo www.insidethegames.biz

Hoogland is a great visitor to the podiums at an international level; He has been 6 times world champion and 6 times runner-up, twice champion of European games and 11 times European champion, this is his sports record:

 

Olympic Games

 

Tokyo 2020

Team Speed ​​Gold

Silver Single Speed

 

World Championships

 

London 2016

Silver Team Speed

 

Hong Kong 2017

Silver Team Speed

 

Apeldoorn 2018

Team Speed ​​Gold

Gold Kilometer

 

Pruszkow 2019

Team Speed ​​Gold

Silver Single Speed

 

Berlin 2020

Team Speed ​​Gold

Silver Single Speed

 

Roubaix 2021

Team Speed ​​Gold

Gold Kilometer

Silver Single Speed

Keirin Silver

The presence at the UCI TISSOT Cali 2022 Cup of Nations, of these great figures of track cycling worldwide, once again guarantees that one of the great shows will be experienced on the track of the Alcides Nieto Patiño velodrome, as is only experienced in the world’s great velodromes and the Alcides Nieto Patiño and its fans will ratify its well-earned prestige at the orbital level.

This year the fans will be able to enjoy the Cup completely free of charge, another incentive so that the grandstands of the stage are bursting at the seams in each of the 8 days that have been scheduled between July 7 and 10.

Soon, the organization of the UCI TISSOT Cali 2022 Cup of Nations will inform from when and where the ticket office can be claimed.

 

Note:

The deadline for receiving press accreditation requests for the Communications Media of Cali and Valle del Cauca closed definitively on Sunday, June 12, as previously announced. No more requests will be received.

The deadline to receive requests for press accreditation for the national media closes next Sunday, June 19, at 12 midnight.

The accreditation period for international media will remain open until the start of the event.

All the information of the UCI TISSOT Cali 2022 Cup of Nations in:

 

www.copamundopistacali.com

Our social networks:

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @trackcupcali

 

Cordially;

 

Organizing Committee

UCI TISSOT Nations Cup Cali 2022

Press and Communications Department

Gonzalo Hernandez Florez

Cartier1536@gmail.com

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