Already training at the Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines national velodrome, in France, are the six cyclists from Argentina and the ten from Colombia who will defend their respective nations in the Paracycling Track World Championship, to be held from 20 to October 23.
The gaucho delegation, commanding the Pampa Ferrari, is made up of Majo Quiroga-Micaela Barroso (tandem B), Mariela Delgado (C5), Rodrigo López (C1), and Maximiliano López-Sebastián Tolosa (tandem B), who have the objective of return to their country with at least one podium in some of the modalities.
For its part, the Colombian national team, which will compete under the orders of Diana García and Jaime Ramírez, is made up of Carolina Munévar (WC2), Leidi Yolani Ramírez (WC2), Paula Daniela Caballero (WC3), Paula Ossa (WC5), Eulices León (MC2), Wilmar Marulanda (MC2), Esneider Muñoz (MC3), Diego Dueñas (MC4), Guido Fernando Cardona (MC4) and Edwin Matiz (MC5).
The world event will begin with the functional classification days and official training sessions, while the competitions will take place from the 20th to the 23rd of the same month.
On Thursday, October 20, the omnium will be played, in both branches; the 500 meter time trial in ladies (C3 to C5); and the scratch tests (C1 and C3) and individual pursuit, in men (C4 and C5).
On Friday the turn will be the 500 meters in women (C1 and C2), the kilometer in men (C1 and C2); the individual pursuit, in MC3 and WC4, and the scratch, in MC4-C5 and WC3.
On Saturday 22 the finals will be held in 500 meters C1 and C2; the kilometer in C1 and C2; the scratch in WC3 and MC4-C5, and the individual pursuit, in MC3 and MC5, and WC4.
The World Cup will end on Sunday, October 23, with the scratch in WC1-2 and in MC2; as well as the sprint, in both branches.
Both teams, from Argentina and Colombia, will compete in France with the support of the Ministries of Sports and the respective Argentine and Colombian Paralympic Committees.