Gifu Velodrome is a racetrack located in 5-chome, Toei-cho, Gifu-shi. Races in keirin, a sport played around the world, are held here.
A large number of talented athletes call Gifu Velodrome home. One such athlete is Kiyofumi Nagai, who was a bronze medalist in keirin at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
To access the velodrome, take the free bus—which takes approximately 10 minutes—to Gifu Velodrome from JR Gifu Station or Meitetsu Gifu Station. Free parking is also available at the velodrome.
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Keirin is a big-time sport worldwide!
In 1948, the first ever Keirin race was held at Kokura Velodrome in Kyushu. The dynamic races at speeds of up to 70 kph (45 mph) and the fun of predicting winners have long been enjoyed by many fans. It is now an official Olympic event, brought to the world by Japan. Hey you. Yes, you reading this Keirin Guide! You’ve taken your first step toward becoming a fan.