1998 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 88th UCI Track World Championships were held from 26th to 30th August 1998 Stadium Vélodrome de Bordeaux Lac in Bordeaux instead. 32 nations were in twelve disciplines at the start. Around 30 000 spectators attended the competition.

Belonged to the World Cup was the French team before a home crowd, which was experienced by many of the athletes from other countries as " too nationalistic ". France won only six gold medals.

An uproar occurred in the team pursuit in the small final for third place: The Italian team placed a protest because the French team had foul shortly exchanged a driver. The protest was recognized, so that the French only three drivers would be allowed to start. Then the French team was not even at the start. The cycling: "Italy has been declared under the shrill whistling of the French fans who did not want to follow this correct decision as the winner of this race. "

Outstanding was the power of the French Félicia ball Anger, the sprint won two gold medals as in the time trial and thus this Double succeeded the fourth time in a row. In addition, it has provided the 500 m to a new world record.

Results Women

Results Men

Medal Tally