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Uci news 21 octobre 2005eng.docInternational Cycling Union
21st October 2005
Guo Shuang's victory at Chinese National Games
- 1st in the GP Industria & Commercio di Prato (Italy), Guo Shuang, aged 19, trainee at the World Cycling Centre (WCC) since 2002, won the individual sprint and finished second in the 500 m time-trial on 17th October at the 10th Fischer also won a stage of the Tour of Lake Qinghai, an Frédéric Magné, her coach was delighted with her win in the important Chinese race in the UCI Asia Tour. sprint. The sprint is in fact one of the disciplines that Guo The highlight of the season for Fischer was finishing 5th in Shuang focused her efforts on above all. the road race at the UCI Elite Road World Championships in Her second place in the 500 metres is a pleasant surprise bearing in mind that this discipline is not her speciality. With Murilo Fischer first shone in 2003 at the UCI B World a time of 34''83' ', she broke her personal record by more Championships in Aigle-Monthey (Switzerland), when he than 7/10ths of a second. She beat a rider who had obtained a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Sydney For the teams, the trophy was won by Ceramica Panaria- as well as the Vice-Olympic Champion in Athens. Navigare. Italy was classed the best country. A good performance was also given by Li Na, former WCC For further information on the UCI Europe Tour: trainee, 3rd in the individual sprint, as well as Wang Qiming, coached at the WCC in 2003, who won gold medals in the Partnership between the American TV channel WCSN
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on American cable networks as well as on the internet. WCSN will show exclusive coverage on American territory, The UCI President Pat McQuaid and the Chairman of both live and recorded, of the UCI Road, Track, Mountain Tissot, François Thiébaud renewed Tissot's partnership Bike & Trials, Cyclo-cross, BMX and Indoor Cycling World contract for another 3 years as official timekeeper of the UCI Championships and World Cups. In addition, WCSN will Road, Track and Mountain Bike World Championships as show these events on its website, also live, for users on well as the UCI Track World Cup “Classics”. This event, which took place in Madrid on 24th September also marks The UCI President Pat McQuaid said that he was delighted 10 years of cooperation between Tissot and the UCI. with "this tremendous opportunity to showcase our world Since 2002, Tissot has also been a partner of the World class riders and bring the excitement of these events to the Cycling Centre in Aigle. According to Mr Thiébaud, Tissot is American viewers and internet users”. Claude Ruibal, CEO "absolutely delighted to continue its involvement in cycling, and founder of WCSN said that he was "proud to be national whose champions are a great source of inspiration for home of UCI, adding that "adding cycling to WCSN lineup young people today". He also stated that, "in line with their adds tremendous value to WCSN and provides USA constant aim for innovation and precision, and their wish to viewers the opportunity for the first time to see all of these test the limits in their quest for performance, the real values of the brand Tissot are recognised". WCSN is the main American channel showing coverage of Tissot, which is currently part of the Swatch group, was international sporting events. WCSN has obtained created 150 years ago. The watchmakers are based in exclusive partnerships with big international sports Switzerland but are represented in 150 countries. federations like the FIS (skiing), IAAF (athletics) and the FIG UCI Europe Tour: the Brazilian Murilo Fischer gets the
better of the Europeans
Visit of UCI representatives in Mexico
The Brazilian rider Murilo Fischer, rider in the Swiss Dominique Raymond, UCI Coordinator for Juniors track and team Naturino-Sapore di Mare, won the UCI Europe Tour road events and Marc Chovelon, UCI road Women Elite and individual ranking, the final rankings of which were Juniors sports coordinator carried out an inspection visit of published on 14th October by the UCI. Fischer got the the venues and facilities in the city of Aguascalientes, better of the majority of European riders taking part in the Mexico, which is a candidate for the organisation of the UCI Europe Tour. Throughout the entire season, Fischer 2007 UCI Juniors Road and Track World Championships. has had many wins and good places, in particular: Aguascalientes, a city located at altitude (1850 metres) on the central plateau of Mexico has already hosted the UCI - 1st in the 2 Giorni Marchigiana/Trofeo Città di Track World Cup in 2002 and 2003 on an outdoor track at the Insititute of Mexican Sport (INADE).
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Plans to convert it into an indoor velodrome will be
submitted to the UCI by the end of November, and it should
be completed in 2006.
The UCI is pleased with INADE's very strong motivation,
which is being fully supported by the Mexican government,
the Mexican National Olympic Committee and the Mexican
Cycling Federation, whose President joined the UCI
delegates to carry out the visit.
Information was gathered by the UCI to enable it to draw up
an evaluation report that will be submitted to the UCI
Management Committee at its next meeting, with a view to
the awarding of the event.
New Zealand Cycling Federation course at the World
The UCI is looking forward to the arrival of the New Zealand
Cycling Federation at the World Cycling Centre (WCC) from
26th October to 2nd November. With use of the modern
facilities on offer at the WCC, the New Zealand best
sprinters, Justin Grace, Nathan Seddon, Daniel Beatson,
David Cresswell and Katri Laike, will be able to train in
excellent conditions for the first great world event of the
season which is the UCI Track World Cup Classics in
Moscow from 4th to 6th November.
The following riders have been sanctioned for doping
Florian BAUER (GER), tested positive with triamcinolone
acetonide during the race Cinturon Ciclista Int. a Mallorca
(ESP) on 10 April 2005, sanctioned by BUND DEUTSCHER
RADFAHRER, warning, reprimand and addition of 1% of the
time recorded during this stage (art. 259 RAD). Marcin
GEBKA (POL), tested positive with methylprednisolone
during the race Course de la Solidarité Olympique (POL) on
2 July 2005, sanctioned by UNION CYCLISTE DE
POLOGNE, reprimand and disqualification of the race.
Nicolas PRIN (FRA), tested positive with betamethasone
during the race Ruban Granitier Breton (FRA) on 29 April
2005, sanctioned by FEDERATION FRANÇAISE DE
CYCLISME, suspension of 6 months from 5th August 2005
to 4th February 2006 and disqualification of the race.
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