Leah Kirchmann – Commonwealth Games

The commonwealth games are taking place July 28-August 08, 2022 in Birmingham, England

Road Racing will take place on Thursday, August 4th and Sunday, August 7th.  Held on public roads, this is an event that takes the Games to the very heart of the community, and the route will be lined by hordes of expectant spectators, roaring their heroes on to victory. An event that pits cyclists directly against each other, prepare for no shortage of exciting attacking moves as these incredible athletes strain every sinew to press ahead of their rivals. 

The rules of the cycling road race are simple!

  • all riders begin together on the start-line, and the first one to finish secures the gold. 
  • The route is contested by completing laps of the route up to a final distance of 160km for men, and 112km for women. The event is one of the most demanding physical endeavours at the Games, and requires competitors to dig deep within themselves just to get through the race. 

More here:  https://www.birmingham2022.com/sports/road-cycling

Manitobans at the 2022 Commonwealth Games: https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/manitobans-at-the-commonwealth-games/

Daily live coverage: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/commonwealthgames/live-stream-commonwealth-games-2022-birmingham-1.6527599

Highlights: https://commonwealthsport.ca/