|Governing Body:||Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)|
Road racing is one of the disciplines of the sport cycling that is performed on paved roads. It is the most popular form of bicycle racing with respect to the no. of participants, events, and spectators. Professional racing is very famous in the western parts of Europe particularly in France, Spain, Italy and Low Countries.
The sport emerged from recreational racing to professional races in the mid-1980s and spread widely all around the globe though semi-professional and amateur competitions are also organized till date in many countries.
Cycling is administered by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) at the global level, and the body is also responsible for organizing World Championships. Tour De France, the biggest event cycling event, is a three-week long race that attracts more than 500,000 roadside supporters a day.
Competitors ride bicycles over a given distance a quickly as possible. The core objective is to cross the finish line ahead of the competitors.
Competitors participate as individuals and also in teams along with separate competitions for male, female, and youth, respectively.
He is a professional road cyclist sprinter from Britain who currently cycles for UCI ProTeam Team Dimension Data. Mark is also a track cyclist and specializes greatly in madison, point race and stretch race disciplines.
Lovingly called as “Spartacus” by his friends and fans, Fabian is a former professional road racer from Switzerland. He has won numerous accolades in his active career including two gold and one silver medal at the Summer Olympics of 2008 and 2016.
The lady is a cyclo-cross, road bicycle racer, mountain bike racer, and a track racer from Denmark. She became the world champion in cyclo-cross when she was only 19. Marianne was also the gold medalist at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women’s road race.
She is a retired racing cyclist from Denmark. The lady has won three Olympic gold medals, two in the year 2000 for road race and time trial event and the third one in 2004 for time trial event. Leontien has won various medals at the World Championships events.