It's still three weeks away, but we managed to get some early laps in on the track for the 2022 UCI BMX World Championships in Nantes, France. If you're gonna be out there racing, or just curious what it looks like, enjoy!
Colombian National Championships, Ubaté - Cundinamarca., Colombia. 10 July 2022 Elite Women: 1 Mariana PAJON COL 60.00 UCI Ranking points 2 Andrea ESCOBAR YEPES COL 52.00 3 Laura Tatiana ORDOÑEZ URBANO COL 45.00 4 Valentina VILLEGAS CASTAÑO COL 39.00
Elite Men: 1 Diego Alejandro ARBOLEDA OSPINA COL 60.00 UCI Ranking points
Only one day remains before the BMX European Championships in Dessel (Belgium) from 8 to 10 July. During the three days of racing in the city located in Flanders, titles in the Men’s and Women’s Elite categories, Under 23 and Juniors will be awarded, as well as the European Challenge and Team Time-Trial, with 1,770 athletes registered from 25 countries. In Elite category line-up will be the silver medallist at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Brit Kye Whyte and the French rider Jérémy Rencurel, currently second in the World Cup general ranking, Romain Mayet third in the UCI ranking, and the current European Champion Arthur Pilard.
Competition in the Under 23 category will be particularly strong with, among others, the French Leo Garoyan and Dylan Gobert, and the Danish Magnus Dyre. Meanwhile in the Juniors will have the first and second in the current UCI ranking, the French rider Pierre Geisse and the Belgian Wannes Magdelijns.
In the Women’s, the favourite will be the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Champion and the current World Champion Bethany Shriever (Great Britain) as well as the reigning European Champion, the Swiss Zoe Claessens. In the Juniors there will be a fierce battle between the first three in the UCI Ranking: Aiko Gommers (Belgium), Sabina Kosarkova (Czech Republic) and Robyn Gommers (Belgium).
Enrico Della Casa, President of the Union Européenne de Cyclisme: «The 2022 BMX European