2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships awarded to Glasgow and Scotland

The UCI is delighted to announce that Glasgow and Scotland have been awarded the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships.

The historic and innovative event will take place over two weeks in August 2023. It will bring together 13 UCI World Championships for different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event that will see thousands of the world’s best cyclists vying to win the prestigious rainbow jersey.

From 2023, the UCI Cycling World Championships will be held every four years, in each pre-Summer Olympic year. Over several weeks, the host city and/or region will become the true cycling capital of the world.

These World Championships will include the UCI Road World Championships, Para-cycling Road World Championships, Track cycling and Para-cycling Track World Championships, Mountainbike cross-country, downhill, marathon and cross-country eliminator World Championships, Trials, BMX Freestyle and BMX World Championships, Indoor Cycling and finally UCI Gran Fondo World Championships.

You will get the chance to combine your participation in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships with a visit to one of the other World Championships and watch the big stars competing for their gold medals.

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