UCI look to introduce Gravel World Championships

David Lappartient said 'cycling changes and we must change too'

Peloton racing on a gravel road at the 2020 Women's Tour Down Under (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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UCI president David Lappartient has said he is open to introducing a Gravel World Championships in the future, saying it is a discipline that has "a real future and a huge potential".

The idea had been brought to Lappartient by Giancarlo Brocci, the creator of the world's most popular mass cycling event L'Eroica, during a meeting at the UCI's headquarters in Aigle, Switzerland.

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