Welsh Cycling will compete in the Alkmaar International Junior Contest in The Netherlands 9 – 10 January 2016.
A team of 8 junior athletes will travel to the event with Welsh Cycling which will provide an invaluable experience for the athletes. Facing the pressure of higher level competition with international riders will give the riders a taste of what it is like to compete as an elite athlete.
With the support of Welsh Cycling staff, the event will provide an opportunity for the riders to learn how to manage travelling longer distances to competitions and plan their own nutrition around travel and racing.
The two day event offers a full programme of track racing for junior riders which will include Scratch, Points, Individual Pursuit and Team Pursuit events.