British Cycling are looking for over 200 volunteers to play a vital part in the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in London next March

If you want to attend next year’s UCI Track Cycling World Championships but get closer to the action than the bleachers, you can now register to become a volunteer at the event.

British Cycling are seeking over 200 volunteers to play a variety of roles at the five-day championships between March 2-6, with the opportunity to get up close to some of the world’s best cyclists.

Volunteers could be assigned to sell programmes, hand out press accreditation or assist the athletes, but British Cycling say all helpers will play a vital part in delivering the event.

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“Britain has established an international reputation for its sport volunteers and it will be no different for the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships,” said Jonny Clay, BC’s sport and membership director. “Whether helping spectators, looking after the media or supporting the athletes, volunteers will be a vital part of delivering this world-class event.

“This is a hugely significant event in the sporting calendar as the best track cyclists on the planet descend on London to contest world titles. We’re offering people a fantastic opportunity to get behind the scenes and make a special contribution to an event that will live long in the memory.”

To register your interest to volunteer at the event at London’s Lee Valley VeloPark, visit www.trackcyclingworlds2016.london/volunteers.