UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Women's team pursuit
The UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Women's team pursuit is the world championship team pursuit for women held annually at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships. The first competition of this event was at the 2008 championships in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Since its introduction as an elite event Great Britain have dominated the event, winning the gold medal on six out of ten occasions and silver on four other occasions, 3 of which were behind Australia. Until 2014, the distance raced was 3 kilometres, or twelve laps on a typical indoor velodrome track. in 2014 the event was extended to 4000m, to match the men's event, and the number of riders raised from 3 to 4.
British rider Laura Trott, with 4 gold medals, 3 silver and 1 bronze medals, is the most successful individual rider in the event's history.