Cycling has been a part of the Olympic Games since the first modern Summer Olympics in 1896.
When did track cycling become an Olympic sport?
With the exception of the 1912 Olympics, track cycling has been featured in every modern Olympic Games. Womens track cycling events were first included in the modern Olympics in 1988. The sport was moved indoors since 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, mainly because of the hot weather.
How long has cycling been competing in the Olympic Games?
Cycling featured on the programme at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, and is one of only five sports to have featured at every Games. There are currently four cycling disciplines on the Olympic programme.
When did cycling became a sport?
May 31, 1868 Cycling as a sport officially began on May 31, 1868, with a 1,200-metre (1,312-yard) race between the fountains and the entrance of Saint-Cloud Park (near Paris).
What is the difference between biking and cycling?
Although cycling and biking carry the same meaning, some people also define biking as riding a motorcycle. Cycling enthusiasts refer to cyclists as people who ride a cycle, which can be a bicycle or any kind of cycle. They also use the word cycling as a habit or sport.