BEST OLYMPIC CYCLING MOMENTS
1896 – Held in Athens, 19 men from 5 different nations competed over 6 events
1896 – Aristidis Lonstantinidis from Greece won gold in the men’s road race in 3:22:31 – the only road race of this Olympics.
1988 - Women have competed in the track events since the Seoul Games in 1988, the year that marked the appearance of women in the sprint event, followed by the individual pursuit in 1992.
2004 – Chris Hoy sets the World Record for the 1km time trial at 1:00.711.
2012 – China break the world record to win the gold in the Team Sprint.
2012 – Both Britain’s male 4000m team and female 3000m team broke the Olympic and world records for track cycling.