World Championships could be heading for cobbles and bergs in 2020

World Championships could be heading for cobbles and bergs in 2020

Joe Robinson 20 Mar 2018 Drenthe and Groningen in line for 2020 Worlds and the local terrain could offer some exciting racing The UCI World Championships could be heading to the cobbles in the north of the Netherlands as the provinces of Drenthe and Groningen look likely to host the events in 2020. As reported by local Dutch newspaper Dagblad van het Noorden , the two provinces are close to securing the first World Championships on Dutch soil since Valkenburg in 2012. This comes alongside reports that Venice has had to withdraw its bid due to a lack of financial support from the local government. It was originally expected that the 2020 championships would have started in the famous St. Mark's Square before tackling a 20km circuit on seven occasions. Dutch press has suggested for Drenthe and Groningen to host the Worlds there will need to be a budget in ...

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