Omnium at this year's Worlds will not be the new Olympic format

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The UCI has confirmed that the format of the omnium competition at this year's World Track Championships in Copenhagen will not be the new six-event programme that has been ratified for the 2012 Olympic Games.

The changes to the track programme for the London Olympics have not been entirely popular. Out go the individual pursuits, points races and Madison, in come Keirin and team sprint races for women. But the most controversial move has been to introduce the omnium.

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