Glasgow, Scotland to host inaugural 'combined' World Championships in 2023

Outgoing world champion Peter Sagan passes the torch to Alejandro Valverde

The UCI World Championships of all cycling disciplines will come together for the first time in 2023 and every four years after that, with Glasgow and Scotland chosen to host the inaugural 'combined' event. The idea of a combined World Championships - awarding titles across road, track, mountain bike, and BMX - first surfaced last June when the UCI set out a new long-term agenda. The plans were confirmed on Friday, with the announcement that the Worlds will be held in that format on a quadrennial basis, in the summer of the year before the Olympic Games. Glasgow and Scotland were chosen as the hosts of the inaugural edition, which will take place across two weeks in August 2023. "I am delighted that the UCI has today awarded the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships to Glasgow and Scotland. The creation and the implementation of this event was one of the ...

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