Innsbruck to host 2018 UCI Road World Championships

Innsbruck will become the third Austrian city to host the UCI Road World Championships, with a course likely to be designed for climbers

Innsbruck (Photo: Ikiwaner)

The Austrian city of Innsbruck will host the UCI Road World Championships in 2018, cycling's governing body announced on Monday, with a course for climbers likely to be created.

Reports that surfaced in October suggested organisers of the winning bid had put forward a road race course that would include around 4,000m of climbing.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.