As popular in Germany as it is anywhere in the world, the sport of track cycling hosts one of its biggest events at the Berlin Velodrom from January 22nd to 27th 2009.
Over the course of the competition some of the world’s top pedal-power merchants will pit their might, not to mention their thighs, against one another at this, the highlight of Germany’s cycling calendar.
While some of the country’s other cities hold their own six-day events, Berlin’s regarded by many as the premier race on the circuit.
Following their spectacular performances at the Olympic Games in Beijing earlier this summer, the cyclists from Team GB will be looking to consolidate their success.
Among the home hopefuls, Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins could well aiming to lay down markers after taking a well-earned break from top level competition over the winter months.
At the Beijing Olympics Great Britain’s track cyclists completely dominated the velodrome and took home seven gold medals, three silvers and 2 bronzes in an unprecedented set of performances.
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