The world’s best BMX Super Cross riders gather in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 7 and May 8, 2010 for the UCI BMX Super cross World Cup. A hundred and eighty riders from 22 countries are vying for victory and eligibility to the London 2012 Olympics. In July, the UCI BMX World Championships will be held in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa after this Supercross World Cup event.
On Friday May 7, the favorites on the Men’s Category which will kick off with the qualifying time trials are; Connors Fields of USA, winner of the 2009 Chula Vista leg and runner up in the Madrid stop, Maris Strombergs (LAT), Olympic 2008 Champion and Sam Willoughby of Australia. Two other top favorites and contenders for this event, Donny Robinson (USA) and Ivo van der Putten (NED) will be missing the event. The finals will be on Saturday May 8.
For the Women’s category, Shanaze Reade of Great Britain is one of the favorites who may still take the title for the third time around in Copenhagen. Among the other tough contenders are Laetitia le Corguille of France and Caroline Buchanan of Australia. Exciting to witness however, is the 2009 World Champion Sarah Walker of New Zealand who was lately injured, daring Reade and Le Corquille for the win.
The new revision in the qualifying period for the 2010 BMX Olympics will now be two years ahead of the Olympics. Copenhagen is the first stop where Olympic points could be earned.
UCI BMX Super Cross now provides results and riders database service in their unceasing drive to upgrade their service to the international media. To know more visit www.bmx-results.com. Feedbacks and comments are welcome.
Johan Lindstrom of UCI BMX Sports believes that Copenhagen, Denmark is Europe’s best BMX Supercross track ever. Recently upgraded within the BMX track, the newly installed permanent facilities like the couple of start ramps one of 5 meters and the other 8 meters. This state of the art improvement makes the track the best so far.
Lars Lundov, Chief Executive of Sport Event Denmark declares: “In Denmark we emphasize the reuse of experience gained at previous events to make future events even better. We call it ‘Sport Events Made in Denmark’”. This is where local organizers provide fans an array of entertainment and games on the final day of the event.