Huge increase in TV viewers for Yorkshire 2019 World Championships

More than 300million people watched the racing around the world

Annemiek van Vleuten wins the Yorkshire World Championships women's road race (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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The number of cycling fans who tuned in to the Yorkshire 2019 World Championships surged from previous editions, with more than 300million people watching worldwide.

Last years Worlds, the first held on British soil since Goodwood in 1982, offered some thrilling moments including dramatic weather in under-23 time trial, Annemiek van Vleuten’s 105km solo victory, and a surprise winner in the men’s elite road race.

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