This Tuesday will begin the competitions of the second stop of the 2023 UCI Nations Cup, which will take place at the Cairo International Velodrome, in Egypt, with the participation of cyclists from 50 countries and eight brand teams.

In the case of Colombia, one of the ten delegations from America that will be in the event, traveled to the Egyptian capital with four runners from the national track team, who will seek to continue adding valuable points for qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Martha Bayona, Kevin Santiago Quintero, Santiago Ramírez and Cristian Ortega will be competing in an unusual program if one takes into account that it will take place during the week (from Tuesday to Friday) and not on the weekend, as usual, taking Please note that Egypt is a Muslim country.

The programming will begin on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. local time, with the classifications in the team pursuit test in both branches.

On Wednesday the 15th, there will be programming in a double day, the classifications between 12:30 and 4:07 pm in Cairo, and from 6:00 to 8:55 pm the elimination finals, the team pursuit and the team speed, in which Quintero, Ramírez and Ortega will compete.

On Thursday, March 16, the Colombian team, led by John Jaime González, will take part in the sprint (Martha Bayona) and keirin (Kevin Quintero and Santiago Ramírez) events. Likewise, the women’s madison and the men’s omnium will be held, in a day that will have the dispute of the medals between 6:00 and 9:25 at night in Egyptian territory.

Finally, on Friday the 17th the activities of the second stop of the 2023 UCI Nations Cup will close, with the keirin (Bayonne) and the women’s omnium and the sprint (Quintero y Ortega) and the men’s madison, in programming that will celebrate the finals after 6:00 p.m. local time.

It should be noted that, in the first UCI Nations Cup, which was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Martha Bayona and Kevin Quintero, achieved the best national figuration in the keirin, a test in which they finished eighth in their respective branches.

All the finals of the UCI Nations Cup in Cairo can be seen live on the UCI YouTube channel