IPC: UCI must do more to support para-cyclists

IPC president Sir Philip Craven says the UCI have to provide more competitions for para-cyclists if it is to remain a Paralympic sport

Sarah Storey celebrates, London 2012 Paralympic Games track day one

While the International Paralympic Committee approved the inclusion of para-cycling in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, its president Sir Philip Craven says the UCI need to do more to support its athletes.

The sport risked exclusion from the Games when the UCI submitted its application after the original deadline, but the IPC handed the sport a lifeline by including it on the Tokyo schedule.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.