This Week in Team USA: April 11-17

This Week in Team USA: April 11-17

By Connect Sports Staff, April 11, 2016

Each week, Connect Sports is excited to present to you the latest events in the world of Team USA. Here is what to look for during the week of April 11-17.

USA Cycling

Event: Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Criterium and Team Time Trial National Championship

Professional cyclists from around the nation line up to see who is the fastest criterium rider. This spectator-friendly event is hosted in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, on a racecourse less than 1 mile long. The Team Time Trial, held the day before, allows teams to race the clock as a team on a closed-off interstate.

When: April 16-17

Where: Greenville, S.C.

Participants: 400

Spectators: 15,000 in-person; 20,000 online

Up for bid again: 2017

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