Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 66(1)
Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 66(1)

Get ready for the Belgian start of the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup!

The first two rounds of the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup are coming in fast!

Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 66(1)
Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 66(1)

Get ready for the Belgian start of the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup!

The first two rounds of the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup are coming in fast! We really can’t wait to reunite the big City Mountainbike family from all over the world again in Belgium, for our opening races in Leuven (Sunday, August 8) and Oudenaarde (Sunday, August 15)!

The spectacular and intense UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup is back for 2021, with 8 rounds all around the globe. We’re excited to start in Belgium, a nation with such a big passion for cycling, with the opening rounds in the historic city centres of Leuven and Oudenaarde. Leuven was last year’s stage setting for the UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Championships, Oudenaarde is brand new in the amazing XCE world.

Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 57
Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 57

13 countries, 5 continents

We’re proud to present the international start lists containing riders representing thirteen countries and five continents. Participants are coming in from home country Belgium, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Italy and Austria, but also from Singapore, Mexico, Ecuador, South Africa and Japan!

UCI world champions Titouan Perrin-Ganier and Isaure Medde from France have confirmed their visit to the two Belgian rounds, just as Italian euro champ Gaia Tormena and Dutch Jeroen van Eck, the big winners of last year’s World Cup racing. With also experienced XCE riders like Simon Gegenheimer (GER), Hugo Briatta (FRA), Lorenzo Serres (FRA), Jay Bytebier (BEL), Marion Fromberger (GER), Chimène Boer (NLD) and Ella Holmegard (SWE) coming in, exciting racing is guaranteed!

Provisional start lists can be found here: Leuven & Oudenaarde.

Online registrations are closing Thursday August 5 (midnight) for Leuven and Thursday August 12 (midnight) for Oudenaarde.

Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 52
Glenn Peeters – CTM Leuven 72dpi 52

Livestream

The UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Cup races in Leuven and Oudenaarde will be streamed live! The livestream will cover all the racing from the 1/4 finals to the big final. More information to come in the next days. Stay tuned!

Practical Information

The events will take place at the Ladeuzeplein in Leuven and the Markt in Oudenaarde. All practical information regarding the venues can be found on our website.

Glenn Peeters – 2020 10 26 11.00.23 – CTM Leuven 72dpi 17
Glenn Peeters – 2020 10 26 11.00.23 – CTM Leuven 72dpi 17

Covid-19 rules

No PCR testing (or any other Covid-19 testing) is required for the riders to take the start of the rounds in Leuven and Oudenaarde.

Fans are allowed to come to Leuven and Oudenaarde, but all fans are obliged to wear a face mask when cheering on the riders from the side of the track (at the fences).

Those in need for a PCR test for the European championships in Novi Sad can find all info about the Covid-19 test post in Leuven by clicking here.

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