With the official registration lists, it was confirmed that there will be 179 riders from 20 nations who, starting this June 14, will try to find medals and points for the world ranking in the Pan-American Track Cycling Championship, which will take place at the Vicente Alejo Chancay velodrome, in San Juan, Argentina.

Each national team will be the protagonist and participant in the inauguration of the new indoor velodrome, built for the occasion and for the upcoming world track championship in 2025, with capacity for six thousand fans, who will be able to witness the women’s and men’s competitions that will take place on their wooden track.

Among the largest delegations in the fight, in addition to the Argentine hosts, are Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States and Venezuela, which should receive the greatest prizes, without ruling out isolated figures from nations such as Trinidad and Tobago. , Brazil, Ecuador.

Barbados, Bolivia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Jamaica, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Uruguay complete the table of nations that already ride in the Argentine velodrome.

As for the names to follow and with awards in continental competitions, World Cups and world championships, Ángel Pulgar and Angie González from Venezuela, Nicholas Paul from Trinidad, Fernando Gaviria, Martha Bayona, Juliana Gaviria and Kevin Quintero from Colombia, Germán Tivani stand out. from Argentina, as well as the Mexicans Yarelis Acevedo, Daniela Gaxiola, Sofía Arreola and Jessica Salazar.

The Pan American Elite Track Championship will have 22 contested events (11 in each branch): speed, keirin, time trial, team speed, individual pursuit, team pursuit, points race, scratch, omnium, madison and elimination. In addition, it will provide places for the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile and valuable points for the world ranking and for qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

For this competition, there was a calendar change of one week compared to the estimated date of completion, because the work team at the velodrome needed an extra period of time to successfully complete the final details of its structure.

This was approved by the Organizing Committee, which requested the Management Committee of the Pan American Cycling Confederation (Copaci) that the championship be held from June 14 to 18, which does not alter the classification of cyclists for the world championship. track that will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, since the classification process will end on June 20.