London's Track World Championships set to be biggest in modern era

More than 50,000 tickets are expected to be sold for the 2016 Track World Championships in London between March 2-6

The GB Mens team pursuit at the New Zealand World Cup track event in 2015

(Image credit: Watson)

March's UCI Track World Championships at the Olympic Velodrome in London is set to be the biggest in the modern era, with 50,000 people predicted to attend the event.

Over 48,000 tickets have already been sold to the championships, billed as the UK's premier sporting event of 2016, with a further 2,000 more likely to be sold before it kicks off on March 2.

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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.