Cycling(Road Race)

Cycling(Road Race)

Sport Overview

Road bicycle racing is a cycling sport that takes place on public roads. A big group of riders start simultaneously, and the first to finish is the winner.
In the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai, riders will go around a specially-prepared 16.2km long course.

[Schedule]
 Sunday, 22nd May 2022

[Venue]
 Kurayoshi-Hokuei Road Race Course (Start area: In front of Takashiro Elementary School) <Kurayoshi City・Hokuei Town, Tottori>

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Event

General Category
GenderEventAge Categories
MenRoad30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+,80+,85+,90+,95+
WomenRoad30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+,80+,85+


Para Cycling Division: Para Competition Classes (Para Sports Classes)
GenderEventAge Categories
Men & WomenRoadB, C1-5, T1-2, H1-5
* There will be no age categories for para cycling divisions.

Para cycling classes:
Impairment/medical conditionsBike used
B- Visually ImpairedTandem bike for 2 riders
C- Impairment to limbs such as amputations, physical impairment, paralysis, etc.
- Classes C1 to C5 indicate the degree of impairment (*)
Standard two-wheeled bike
T- Paralysis or severe limb impairments
- Classes T1 and T2 indicate the degree of impairment (*)
Tricycle (three-wheeled cycle)
H- Lower limb impairment such as paraplegics
- Classes H1 to H5 indicate the degree of impairment. (*)
Handcycle
(*) The lower the number, the more severe the impairment

Para Cycling Division: Para Open Classes (no para classes by degree of impairment)
GenderEventClasses
Men&WomenRoadB, C, T, H
* An exception will be made in this competition for participants with no sport class status (including those who have never participated in a para sport competition).
* There will be no age categories for para cycling.
* There will be no para classes by degree of impairment

Para cycling classes:
Impairment/medical conditionsBike used
B- Visually ImpairedTandem bike for 2 riders
C- Impairment to limbs such as amputations, physical impairment, paralysis, etc.Standard two-wheeled bike
T- Paralysis or severe limb impairmentsTricycle (three-wheeled cycle)
H- Lower limb impairment such as paraplegicsHandcycle


Race Division and Category
DivisionRace DistanceCategory
12 laps (32.4km)- M11, M12, M13, M14
- W7, W8, W9, W10, W11, W12
- Para
23 laps (48.6km)- M8, M9, M10
- W3, W4, W5, W6
34 laps (64.8km)- M5, M6, M7
- W1, W2
45 laps (81.0km)M1, M2, M3, M4
Category and distance are subject to change depending on entry status.

Eligibility

1. Eligibility
 Participants must be registered with a UCI member federation as at 2022 as follows:
[Domestic Participants]Must hold a UCI ID and/or a JCF license with a registration number.
[Overseas Athlete]Must hold a UCI ID number.
* No temporary license will be issued.

2. Exclusion of eligibility
 Athletes who fall under any of the following cannot participate.
(1) Athletes who have participated in the World Championships, Continental Championships (eg: Asian Championship), Olympics (2020 Tokyo Olympics), Regional Games (eg: Asian Games), and World Cup track races (excluding races only for masters) in 2020 and 2021.
(2) In addition, athletes who have participated in a competition listed on the UCI International Calendar in 2020 or 2021 (any races that earn UCI points such as professional tour races. Not including Gran Fondo or masters competitions which do not award UCI points).
(3) Athletes who are members of a team registered with UCI in 2020 or 2021.
(4) Athletes who are suspended or punished by either UCI or the National Federation affiliated with UCI.
* Exclusion rules above do not apply to athletes in para sport divisions except for paragraph 2.(4).

3. Necessary procedures
 Declare whether or not you have participated in any road races within 3 years (2019 – 2020).
* As this will be an international event, there will be many athletes racing at the same time on the road. To ensure the safety of all athletes, we recommend that you gain some experience racing in groups and take part in a road race before the Games.

4. Para Competition Classes
(1) Japanese nationals with impairments who wish to participate must register with the Japan Cycling Federation before applying for participation.
(2) Overseas nationals with impairments who wish to participate are required to hold the following licenses prior to application and attach copies of licenses in PDF when applying for participation:
a)Cycling National License issued by your country’s National Federation.
b)Cycling International License required for participating in an international competition (and a designated Sport Class Status)

5. Para Open classes
(1) Japanese nationals with impairments who wish to participate must register with the Japan Cycling Federation before applying for participation. Additionally, attach a copy of a Disability Certificate or Medical Certificate in PDF when applying for participation:
(2) Overseas nationals with impairments who wish to participate are required to prepare the following 2 documents prior to application and attach copies in PDF when applying for participation:
a) Cycling National License issued by your country’s National Federation.
b) Disability Certificate or Medical Certificate

Age Requirement


Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31st December 1992)
* Athletes must compete in the age category to which they belong as of 31st December 2022.
(Example: If you are 39 years old during the tournament and you are 40 years old by 31st December 2022, you will compete in the age category 40-44 years old.)

Individuals Men: M1 (30-34), M2 (35-39), M3 (40-44), M4 (45-49), M5 (50-54),M6 (55-59), M7 (60-64), M8 (65-69), M9 (70-74), M10 (75-79),M11 (80-84), M12 (85-89), M13 (90-94), M14 (95+)

Individuals Women: W1 (30-34), W2 (35-39), W3 (40-44), W4 (45-49), W5 (50-54), W6 (55-59), W7 (60-64), W8 (65-69), W9 (70-74), W10 (75-79), W11 (80-84), W12 (85+)

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cycling Track                          
Kurayoshi Cycling Track
Road Race                                
Kurayoshi-Hokuei Road Race Course (Start area: In front of Takashiro Elementary School)
Mountain Bike                            
Yubune MTB Land
BMX                              
Cyclepia Kishiwada BMX Course

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Kurayoshi-Hokuei Road Race Course (Start area: In front of Takashiro Elementary School)

Location 722-2 Kamifukuda, Kurayoshi City, Tottori
Games Accreditation ◯ * Temporary Accreditation Venue (17 - 22 May) Sports Check-in
Access ・35 minutes by Shuttle bus from Kurayoshi Sta.
・45 minutes by car from the Yonago Expressway’s Yubara Exit
・80 minutes by car from the Chugoku Expressway’s Innosho Exit
・20 minutes by car from the Sanin Expressway’s Hawai Nagase Exit
Official Homepage http://www.sports-tottori.com/?page_id=2422

Sport Check-in

[Date & Time]
 Saturday, 21st May 2022 12:00 - 17:00
 (or on the day before the start of the race).
 * Check-in details to be notified separately.

[Venue]
 Kurayoshi City Takashiro Elementary School

[Remarks]
 The race number and timing chip will be distributed

Nearest Village

Masters Village Tottori (Fumon Square)

Location Higashihonjicho, Tottori City, Tottori
Access From JR Tottori Station, exit out of the ticket gate, proceed to the right side. Fumon Square is located in front of the North Gate.
Official Homepage https://www.city.tottori.lg.jp/www/contents/1405987524720/index.html

Tottori Prefectural Kurayoshi Sports and Cultural Center

Location 529-2 Yamane, Kurayoshi City, Tottori
Access 10 minutes walking from Kurayoshi Sta.
Official Homepage http://kuratai.jp/

Sports Equipment Rental

None (Competition equipment will not be rented.)
* However, if some parts of the equipment (wheel, saddle, handle, etc.) fail to function and become unusable, they may be rented depending on the type of equipment.

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