Track Cycling at the Commonwealth Games
- In every Commonwealth Games since 1970 Australia has won the Men’s Cycling Sprint (and has won 12 out of the 15 times the event has been contested). Gary Neiwand won the race in three successive Games - 1986, 1990 & 1994.
- In 1994 Shane Kelly, Darryn Hill and Tim O’Shannessey took all three medals in the cycling 1000m Time Trial, the first time Australia had ever done so.
- Track Cycling is conducted according to the rules of the International Cycling Union (UCI).
- The Track competition will involve Team and Individual events, with 12 gold medals on offer.
- The events for men are:
- 1000m time trial
- 4,000m Individual Pursuit
- 4,000m Team Pursuit
- 20km Scratch Race
- 40km Points Race
- For women, the events are:
- 500m Time Trial
- 3,000m Individual Pursuit
- 25km Points Race