Wales National Velodrome - Newport, Gwent, Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 34.422 W 002° 57.457
30U E 502937 N 5713626
Quick Description: The Wales National Velodrome opened in 2003. Also known as The Newport Velodrome, has hosted Team GB as they prepared for all the Olympics since Athens in 2004. The Welsh indoor track is located in Newport, Gwent, South Wales.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/17/2017 2:07:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMVQAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:
The Wales National Velodrome in Newport, South Wales, is an indoor arena located in the Newport International Sports Village. The Velodrome's facilities include a covered 250-metre long Siberian pine track.

Wales National Velodrome
"The Wales National Velodrome in Newport is Wales’ official national Velodrome, home to Welsh Cycling and hosts national and international competitions, including use by British Cycling for practice sessions.

The Wales National Velodrome hosted Team GB and Paralympic GB as they prepared for the Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio 2016, London 2012, Beijing 2008 and Athens in 2004. In summer 2012 the Australian and USA Paralympic cycling teams also trained in Newport ahead of the London Paralympic Games.

At Wales National Velodrome you can have a go yourself at cycling the track on one of our beginner’s sessions or in a taster session. Visit the cycling page to find out more about courses on offer, timetables and more." Text Source: (visit link) & listed in (visit link)
Address:
Newport International Sports Village
Velodrome Way
Newport, Gwent Wales.
NP19 4RA


Length: 250

Location: Indoor

Website of velodrome: [Web Link]

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