PROGRAMMING FOR THE PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP OF MTB COLOMBIA 2018

BOGOTÁ. The Colombian Cycling Federation, together with the Colombian Commission of Mountain Bike and the Risaraldense Cycling League, will organize in the month of April the 2018 Pan-American Championship of Mountain Bike.

The event will take place on the runway of the Santo Bambú hotel in the city of Pereira, Risaralda, from Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 of the month of April.

On Wednesday the track for the official XCO trainings will open in all categories, both male and female with two sessions: in the morning, from 10 to 12, and in the afternoon, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. That same day, the technical meeting of the relay event will be held at 6 o'clock in the afternoon.

On Thursday there will be training for the junior category, from 8 to 9:30 to give the track to the sub 23 until 11:00 a.m. from that time until 12:30 p.m. the cadets will be training.

In the afternoon the movements continue with the training of elite athletes.

At about 4:00 in the afternoon, the first official competition will take place with the relay event. That same Thursday, about 7 o'clock in the evening will be the official opening of the championship.

On Friday the action starts at 8:30 in the morning with the Cross Country competition in the Master category, both in women and men. From 11:30 a.m. at 4:00 p.m. There will be a place for training for Cadets, Juniors, U23s, Elites and teams. Precisely the teams will have their official test from 4 in the afternoon. The day closes with the technical meeting of Cadets and Junior in XCO.

Saturday opens with the Cadets competition, at 9 o'clock in the morning. From 10:30 a.m. at 12:00 m. They will be training the Elites and Sub 23. The afternoon arrives with the Junior category test, the ladies at 1:00 p.m. and the men at 3:00 p.m. At 6 o'clock in the afternoon it will be the last technical meeting for the remaining categories.

On Sunday, closing day, there is only place for official competitions: From 8:30 a.m. the ladies under 23 come into action. At 10:30 AM. Men will make them sub 23. Finally, the Elite category will have women competing from 1:00 in the afternoon and the knights at 3:00 p.m. At 5:00 in the afternoon the closing ceremony will be held.

For those interested, from Monday, April 2, from 8 in the morning, on Thursday 5, at 4 in the afternoon, the accreditation process and the corresponding payment of the registration will be advanced. (www.federacioncolombianadeciclismo.com)