The ultimate guide to 2020 Tokyo Olympics Cycling Schedule
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Event Schedule is jam packed with some must watch Cycling Events
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*All times listed below are in Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will see Olympians compete in an Individual Time Trial and a Road Race.
The Men’s Road Race will be the first cycling event on the 2020 Olympic Games, taking place on Saturday 24th of July, with the women’s road race on Sunday 25 July.
The men’s road race will cover a 244km course, including 4,865m of elevation. The women face a 147km course with 2692m of elevation, starting from Musashinonomori Park.
On Wednesday the 28th of July, both Men and Women will compete in the Individual Time Trials. This event will see the women tackling one lap of the 22.1km course (423m of elevation), and the men riding two laps, totaling approximately 44.2km (846m of elevation).
Australia will be represented by 14 track cyclists at the Olympic Games, including two Western Australian Riders; Matthew Richardson (Olympic Debut) and Sam Welsford. Be sure to keep an eye out for our WA Athletes and support them as they represent Australia.
We had the privilege of hearing from Olympic Debutant, Matthew Richardson, has he prepares for his first Olympic Games. “I am so excited to be part of the team representing Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. It has taken focus, discipline and hard work along the pathway to achieving my goal to be an Olympic track sprinter. I would like to wish my team and all the competitors the very best of luck as we realise our dreams in Tokyo”
The Tokyo Olympics will play host to six different – the Sprint, Keirin, Madison, Team Sprint, Team Pursuit, and Omnium.
Mountain Bike Cross-Country will be taking place on Monday 26th July and Tuesday 27th July, with both a Men’s and Women’s event. Australia will be sending two athletes to Tokyo for Mountain Bike, Daniel McConnell, and Rebecca McConnell.
The BMX Race at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be taking place on Thursday 29 July, and Friday 30 July, at the incredible Ariake Urban Sports Park. Competing for Australia in the women’s race will be Saya Sakakibara and Lauren Reynolds, and representing Australia in the men’s race, Anthony Dean.
Debuting at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, BMX Freestyle will see Logan Martin and Natalya Diehm making history as Australia’s first Olympic BMX Freestylers. The BMX Freestyle events will be taking place on Saturday 31st July and Monday 1st August, at the Ariake Urban Sports Park.