UCI proposes adding eliminator mountain bike discipline to Olympics

The Olympic Games may get another mountain bike event: the relatively new discipline of eliminator racing. The UCI Management Committee recently expressed its support for a proposal to be made to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  Following a meeting at the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross Championships this weekend, the UCI will request the addition of eliminator events for both men and women, effective for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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