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velodrome

[′vel·ə‚drōm]
(architecture)
A stadium or arena having a banked track, used for bicycle or motorcycle racing.

velodrome

A stadium or arena with a banked track designed for bicycle or motorcycle racing.
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GLASGOW won the right to stage the Games after saying the pounds 22million National Velodrome would help regenerate the city's east end.
However, cycling campaigners disagreed and a petition to have a velodrome built in time for Birmingham 2022 has so far gathered 7,279 signatures - nearly 1,500 more than when the petition was handed over to the council last month.
Raya DHA Phase-VI 3-KM Team Pursuit (Four Cyclists Each University, Elimination Race (One Cyclist Each University ), Cycling Velodrome closing ceremony and prize distribution.
Campaigners say that the building of a velodrome in the West Midlands instead would ensure Birmingham 2022 has a "wonderful legacy".
"I'd just won the junior worlds and I never would've thought then I'd be standing here with that up there," he added, nodding at his picture on the side of the velodrome.
More than 70 of the sculptures will be auctioned off after the farewell weekend to raise money for the Lord Mayor of Manchester's We Love MCR Charity on October 17 at the velodrome.
"Looking at the shape of The Bowl, it's almost the exact same size and shape of an outdoor velodrome."
Intrepid May Bone at the European Championships cycling at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome
Emlyn Dole, leader ofCarmarrthenshire Council, said the authority would seek the Tour de France winner's permission to change the Morfa Lane facility's name to the Geraint Thomas Velodrome.
Since the Games, the velodrome in Rio has been part of the Olympic Training Center-the Center consists of six venues used during the 2016 Games, plus new facilities created in the Barra Olympic Park.

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