2021 Olympic Cycling Schedule: Live Stream, TV Coverage & Key Facts

Are you fond of road cycling? If you have been expecting to witness the great spectacles of this great sport, then you are not alone. There are dozens of spectacular moments that you can expect from cycling at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in 2021.

When and where? What would you expect there? You will find the answer here on this page. So, buckle up. Here is everything you need to know before watching Olympic Cycling 2021.

2021 Olympic Cycling

2021 Olympic Cycling Dates and Venues

The sport of cycling is the main category of cycling at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. But for the upcoming event, their officials split this into five disciplines. One of them is road cycling.

The road cycling competition in the Tokyo Summer Olympics will happen from 24 July to 28 July 2021. The men’s road race will take place in the morning after the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. Meanwhile, the women’s road race will take place a day later.

The schedules and times information have been available on the official site of the Olympics and organizers. However, you want to know that the times are in JST – Japan Standard Time. That’s why it is important to make the time conversion so that you won’t miss to watch the games you want to view.

The venue is amazing. For the upcoming event, the organizers will use the Fuji International Speedway Motor racing circuit, located at the bottom of Fuji mountain. The route of the race will begin at Eastern Tokyo at Musashino No Mori park.

How to Watch Olympic Cycling Live Stream Online?

Olympics Cycling live stream option depends on your location TV Channel and live streaming partners. Such as BBC & EuroSport will live tv coverage in UK and you can watch Olympic Cycling live stream free via their online streaming player. in the USA, NBC will live coverage in 4k.

If you want to watch Olympics cycling live stream free from any location. Follow our simple & Quick guide to watch Olympics live sports on your any device and from worldwide.

  1. Get ExpressVPN (100% risk-free for 30 days).
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Go to BBC iPlayer and sign up.
  4. Enjoy your Olympics cycling live stream online free

Tokyo Olympic Cycling Schedule 2021

Here is the complete 2021 Olympic Cycling schedule, including BMX racing, BMX freestyle, track, road and mountain bike. *All times in Japan Standard Time (JST) so you need to adjust with your local time zone.

Cycling BMX Freestyle Schedule:

Date and Time: Sat 31 July 10:10 – 12:20
Venues: Ariake Urban Sports Park

  • Women’s Park Seeding
  • Men’s Park Seeding

Date and Time: Sun 1 Aug. 10:10 – 12:50
Venues: Ariake Urban Sports Park

  • Women’s Park Final
  • Men’s Park Final
  • Women’s Park Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Park Victory Ceremony

Cycling BMX Racing Schedule:

Date and Time: Thu 29 July 10:00 – 12:00
Venues: Ariake Urban Sports Park

  • Men’s Quarterfinals
  • Women’s Quarterfinals

Date and Time: Fri 30 July 10:00 – 12:20
Venues: Ariake Urban Sports Park

  • Men’s Semifinals
  • Women’s Semifinals
  • Men’s Final
  • Women’s Final
  • Men’s Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Victory Ceremony

Cycling Mountain Bike Schedule:

Date and Time: Mon 26 July 15:00 – 17:00
Venues: Izu MTB Course

  • Men’s Cross-country
  • Men’s Cross-country Victory Ceremony

Date and Time: Tue 27 July 15:00 – 17:00
Venues: Izu MTB Course

  • Women’s Cross-country
  • Women’s Cross-country Victory Ceremony

Cycling Road Schedule:

Date and Time: Sat 24 July 11:00 – 18:15
Venues: Fuji International Speedway

  • Men’s Road Race
  • Men’s Road Race Victory Ceremony

*Start from Musashinonomori Park.

Date and Time: Sun 25 July 13:00 – 17:35
Venues: Fuji International Speedway

  • Women’s Road Race
  • Women’s Road Race Victory Ceremony

*Start from Musashinonomori Park.

Date and Time: Wed 28 July 11:30 – 17:40
Venues: Fuji International Speedway

  • Women’s Individual Time Trial
  • Women’s Individual Time Trial Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Individual Time Trial
  • Men’s Individual Time Trial Victory Ceremony

Cycling Track Schedule:

Date and Time: Mon 2 Aug. 15:30 – 18:30
Venues: Izu Velodrome

Women’s Team Sprint Qualifying
Women’s Team Pursuit Qualifying
Women’s Team Sprint First round
Men’s Team Pursuit Qualifying
Women’s Team Sprint Finals
Women’s Team Sprint Victory Ceremony

Date and Time: Tue 3 Aug. 15:30 – 18:10
Venues: Izu Velodrome

  • Women’s Team Pursuit First round
  • Men’s Team Sprint Qualifying
  • Men’s Team Pursuit First round
  • Men’s Team Sprint First round
  • Women’s Team Pursuit Finals
  • Men’s Team Sprint Finals
  • Women’s Team Pursuit Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Team Sprint Victory Ceremony

Date and Time: Wed 4 Aug. 15:30 – 19:00
Venues: Izu Velodrome

  • Men’s Sprint Qualifying
  • Women’s Keirin First round
  • Men’s Sprint 1/32 Finals
  • Women’s Keirin Repechages
  • Men’s Sprint 1/32 Finals Repechages
  • Men’s Team Pursuit Finals
  • Men’s Sprint 1/16 Finals
  • Men’s Team Pursuit Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Sprint 1/16 Finals Repechages

Date and Time: Thu 5 Aug. 15:30 – 18:50
Venues: Izu Velodrome

  • Men’s Omnium Scratch Race 1/4
  • Men’s Sprint 1/8 Finals
  • Women’s Keirin Quarterfinals
  • Men’s Sprint 1/8 Finals Repechages
  • Men’s Omnium Tempo Race 2/4
  • Men’s Sprint Quarterfinals
  • Women’s Keirin Semifinals
  • Men’s Omnium Elimination Race 3/4
  • Women’s Keirin Final 7-12
  • Women’s Keirin Final 1-6
  • Men’s Omnium Points Race 4/4
  • Men’s Sprint Race for 5th-8th Places
  • Women’s Keirin Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Omnium Victory Ceremony

Date and Time: Fri 6 Aug. 15:30 – 19:15
Venues: Izu Velodrome

  • Women’s Sprint Qualifying
  • Men’s Sprint Semifinals
  • Women’s Sprint 1/32 Finals
  • Women’s Sprint 1/32 Finals Repechages
  • Women’s Madison Final
  • Men’s Sprint Finals
  • Women’s Sprint 1/16 Finals
  • Women’s Madison Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Sprint 1/16 Finals Repechages
  • Men’s Sprint Victory Ceremony

Date and Time: Sat 7 Aug. 15:30 – 18:25
Venues: Izu Velodrome

  • Women’s Sprint 1/8 Finals
  • Men’s Keirin First Round
  • Women’s Sprint 1/8 Finals Repechages
  • Men’s Keirin Repechages
  • Women’s Sprint Quarterfinals
  • Men’s Madison Final
  • Men’s Madison Victory Ceremony

Date and Time: Sun 8 Aug. 10:00 – 13:15
Venues: Izu Velodrome

  • Women’s Omnium Scratch Race 1/4
  • Women’s Sprint Semifinals
  • Men’s Keirin Quarterfinals
  • Women’s Omnium Tempo Race 2/4
  • Women’s Sprint Race for 5th-8th Places
  • Men’s Keirin Semifinals
  • Women’s Sprint Finals
  • Women’s Omnium Elimination Race 3/4
  • Men’s Keirin Final 7-12
  • Men’s Keirin Final 1-6
  • Men’s Keirin Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Omnium Points Race 4/4
  • Women’s Sprint Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Omnium Victory Ceremony

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Olympic Cycling Rules

The road cycling in Tokyo 2020 Games format comes with 2 main events: road race and time trial.

In the road races, all riders will have to participate in the competition. The men racers will race over 234 km with 4865 elevation. Meanwhile, the women’s racers will run 137 km in total with roughly half of the elevation.

On the other side, we are also going to witness the individual time trials. In this case, the organizers will focus on the solo races against the clock competition. The athletes will start at predefined intervals.

Olympics Cycling History

Olympics Cycling has quite a long history to record. But let’s focus on the main storyline, where it relates to the Olympic Games. The modern Summer Olympics 1896 was the moment cycling made its debut. Since then, the road races have been one of the most important parts of the Olympic Games.

Top Olympic Cycling Teams at Tokyo Olympics

Cycling in the Olympics will be pretty challenging for many participants. But we would also expect to see popular names in cycling like Slovenian Tadej Pogačar and Primož Roglič.

Then there were Egan Bernal, Nairo Quintana, and Miguel Angel Lopez from Spain. From Slovenia, we’d expect to see Tadej Pocagar. Dozens of popular athletes will show up in the prestigious cycling competition in the Tokyo Olympics.

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