Glasgow World Championships brought £205m boost to economy

Super Worlds had 'extremely positive economic impact' for Scotland

Lotte Kopecky cheering while wearing a rainbow jersey
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The 2023 UCI World Championships in Glasgow generated over £205million of economic activity for Scotland, a new report has revealed. 

Held over 11 days last August, the Glasgow ‘Super Worlds’ combined 13 different disciplines for the first time, forming the biggest cycling event in history. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.