By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sports cycling's world governing body, the International Cycling Union (UCI), has just announced that the recently fire-damaged Velodrome in Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca will be the site of the 2018 Para-cycling Track World Championships.

The competition is the first major world championship event scheduled to take place in the Cidade Maravilhosa since the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here