Stage 3 of the 2018/19 TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup has been concluded in Berlin, after three race days in Germany from 30 November to 2 December, 2018. Hong Kong Team dispatched two men and four women cyclists to compete in seven events, seeking to earn points towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with men’s duo Cheung King Lok and Leung Chun Wing finished 14th in Men’s Madison.
Having won two golds and one bronze during the first two stages in France and Canada, Sarah Lee Wai Sze opted to pull out of the two stages in Berlin and London, as she focusses on her studies. Among the six riders competing in Berlin, Asian Games gold medalists Cheung King Lok and Leung Chun Wing finished 14th in Men’s Madison among 18 teams. Leung also ranked 21st in Men’s Omnium.
Over to the Women’s Team, Jessica Lee Hoi Yan competed in three events in Berlin. She partnered Li Yin Yin in Women’s Team Sprint, the duo recorded 35.719 seconds to rank last among 16 teams and failed to qualify. Jessica Lee did advance to the Round of 24 in Women’s Sprint, having clocked 10.988 seconds and ranked 18th in the 200m qualification race, she was then eliminated by Spain’s Calvo Barbero Tania. Jessica Lee also failed to advance to the next round in Women’s Keirin. As for Pang Yao and Yang Qian Yu, they ranked 16th in Women’s Madison, while Pang also ranked 23rd in Women’s Omnium.
The 2018-2019 edition of Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup includes 6 stages: Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France / October 19 to 21, 2018), Milton (Canada / October 26 to 28, 2018), Berlin (Germany / November 30 to December 2, 2018), London (Great Britain / December 14-16, 2018), Cambridge (New Zealand / January 18 to 20, 2019) and the last stage in Hong Kong (Hong Kong / January 25 to 27, 2019).