21st Deaflympic Games at Taipei, Taiwan

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Bobby Skedsmo, ICSD Technical Director, visited Taipei, Taiwan for a venue inspection on October 5-10, 2008.   This is a mascot of 2009 Taipei Games.

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One afternoon, Bobby visited a venue of both road race and individual time trail at the north coast.

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Bobby and his technical fellows reviewed the map of where the cycling events will take place.

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This is where the start/finish line will take place for both road race and individual time trial at the Chin Shan Youth Activity Center.

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At the side of start/finish line is where the nation stations will take place.

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From the view of the start/finish line, you will see the mountain range as the background which is where the road race will reach at the end of the course.  That will be an one-lap race and the elevation is 325 meters.

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Bobby discussed with the people of organising committee at the venue.
  1st from the right is Kai Chin Lee (representative from UCI);
  3rd is Bobby Skedsmo (ICSD Technical Director for Cycling);
  and 4th is Mei Hsiang Wang (Cycling Venue Coordinator).

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This is where the road race will take place at the end of the course.  The race will coast down the slope and make a left turn.

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The blue arrow shows where the site is as you look at the picture above.

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The North Highway is where the road race and individual time trial will take place.

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The sprint and points race will take place at the Taipei City Hall.

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The 1000-meter Sprint equals 1 2/3 laps

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The 50-kilometer Points Race - 50 laps
On the 1000m circuit, intermediate sprints will run every 2 laps.


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The beautiful scene at night!

For more information on elevation and map of the courses, please click on this link:

General information on elevations, courses and others   Updated Information

Course Map of Individual Time Trial

Course Map of Road Race

List of Cycling Participants   Updated Information

Cycling Technical Guide   Updated Information


Bobby Skedsmo
ICSD Technical Director for Cycling

March 11, 2009
April 17, 2009
August 17, 2009
August 18, 2009
August 21, 2009 - revised