Five great British moments from the UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Five great British moments from the UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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The track cycling world championships have produced some great British moments and we’ve compiled our top five.

The UCI Track Cycling World Championships return to the UK from 2-6 March 2016 – on 31 March so don’t miss your chance to see more history being made!

1996 Manchester, UK – Boardman’s individual pursuit world record
This was Boardman’s second world title in the individual pursuit, won in front of a home crowd.

2005 Los Angeles, USA – Cavendish and Hayles’ Madison win
A youthful Mark Cavendish takes his first world title at the age of 19 alongside Rob Hayles, as the pairing gained a lap on the field.

2007 Mallorca, Spain - Hoy's final kilometre
With its exclusion from the Olympic schedule, Hoy bowed out of kilometre competition with a final world title.

2012 Melbourne, Australia – Pendleton and Meares clash
Victoria Pendleton crashes in the sprint semi-final, but gets back up to defeat Anna Meares, before going on to win her final world title.

2013 Minsk, Belarus – Becky James’ double world title
Six months after Pendleton’s retirement, Becky James wins both sprint and keirin world titles.