1995 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 85th UCI Track World Championships were held until 30 September 1995 " Luis Carlos Galán Velódromo " in Bogotá ( Colombia) 26. The program included twelve disciplines, eight for men, four for women. For the first time the Olympic sprint disciplines as well as two - team driving the men were extended; they replaced the disciplines tandem and pacemaker race.

The velodrome could seat 7800 spectators. Every day it was about half full with " always cheerful and enthusiastic " audience. The open cement path measured 333.33 meters, more than once had to race to be postponed due to rain. The competition site is located 2600 meters above sea level, which had four Jahresweltbestleistungen result. The cycling: " Although the organization [ ... ] sometimes assumed chaotic shape, in principle, but it was so, as could be expected, it took a lot of positive impressions [ ... ] home. "

The German team was only able to win two medals. The 36 year-old Chemnitz Michael Huebner was involved in the gold in the Olympic Sprint, won the silver in the Keirin and became a crowd favorite. Even before the start of the competition the largest Colombian daily El Tiempo had dedicated to the German "Wheel veterans " a cover story.

Were overshadowed the world championships by a heavy crash in training the 21 -year-old French race car driver Patrice Sulpice, who is in a wheelchair ever since.

Results Women

Results Men

Medal Tally