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Cycling at the 2016 Summer Paralympics – Women's time trial

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The Women's time trial cycling events at the 2016 Summer Paralympics took place on September 8–11 at Rio Olympic Velodrome. Three events took place covering six classifications.

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Classification

Cyclists are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows cyclists to compete against others with a similar level of function. The class number indicates the severity of impairment with "1" being most impaired.

Cycling classes for track cycling are:

  • B: Blind and visually impaired cyclists use a Tandem bicycle with a sighted pilot on the front
  • C 1-5: Cyclists with an impairment that affects their legs, arms and/or trunk but are capable of using a standard bicycle
  • B

    References

    Cycling at the 2016 Summer Paralympics – Women's time trial Wikipedia


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