Roubaix to host 2021 World Track Championships.... but not the velodrome you're thinking of

The famous French town is more known for the 'Hell of the North' than track cycling

Michael Mørkøv and Lasse Norman Hansen celebrate becoming world champions in the Madison
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The UCI has announced that Roubaix will hold the World Track Championships in October 2021, but sadly not on the iconic velodrome that springs to mind.  

Roubaix's most famous velodrome is the outdoor track where the Monument Paris-Roubaix finishes, after covering huge stretches of cobbles over North-eastern France.

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