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City Mountainbike hosts UCI MTB Eliminator World Championships in Waregem

The UCI confirmed today that City Mountainbike acquires the rights to host this year’s UCI MTB Eliminator World Championships in Waregem, Belgium. City Mountainbike, the organisers behind the UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup, also received the rights to organise the future Worlds for the next four years. 

City Mountainbike expands race calendar

The UCI confirmed today that City Mountainbike acquires the rights to host this year’s UCI MTB Eliminator World Championships in Waregem, Belgium. City Mountainbike, the organisers behind the UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup, also received the rights to organise the future Worlds for the next four years. 

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that Waregem, Belgium has been named as host city for the UCI Mountain Bike Cross Country Eliminator World Championships on Thursday, August 15. The Belgian city was initially planning to host the fourth round of the 2019 UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup but is very pleased with these changes. City Mountainbike was awarded to be the official organiser for the 2019 UCI MTB Eliminator World Championships but also has the option for the coming four seasons, until 2022.

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Huge impact on the Eliminator series

City Mountainbike is proud to welcome the Worlds: “We are delighted to see the return of the UCI MTB Eliminator Worlds to Europe, which is made possible by the international expansion of the UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup. City Mountainbike has a long history of hosting majors events, including all World Cups and would gladly welcome cycling fans to experience the thrill of competition that a UCI World Championships can bring. The eliminator discipline offers significant development opportunities and many people will get attracted by the format.”

Last year it was Titouan Perrin-Ganier and Coline Clauzure who clinched gold medal for France at the UCI Urban World Championships in Chengdu, China. Who will take home the rainbow jersey on August 15 in Waregem?

Registration and general information

The event will take place at the Zuidboulevard in Waregem, Belgium. To register for the 2019 UCI MTB Eliminator World Championships, you will need to submit your entry on http://bit.ly/RegisterWorldsWaregem and follow the usual registration process (riders with UCI license only).

All participants are obliged to wear the national team outfit. 
Approval of national team clothing for Mountain Bike Eliminator (XCE) will be done during riders’ confirmation. Please ensure that you bring a sample of the jersey and shorts with you for inspection.

Find out more about the UCI MTB Eliminator World Championships on www.citymountainbike.com/waregem

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