Morocco, Rwanda Bid to Organize 2025 UCI Road World Championships

David Lappartient, president of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world governing body of cycling, invited in July all 50 national federations that form the African Cycling Confederation to make a bid for the 2025 event.Morocco and Rwanda were the only nations to ask for the 2025 World Championships. The governing body will designate the organizers during the the Yorkshire World Championships in England, in September 2019.The decision will be made six years early to give the hosting country time to prepare for the event. “Rwanda and Morocco have asked for the 2025 World Championships, and the decision will be taken by the UCI during the Yorkshire World Championships in September 2019, six years early, to give time to the chosen venue to organize,” wrote La Gazzetta dello Sport.The 2020 competition will be held in the Vaud and Valais cantons of Switzerland, while the 2021 will take place in Flanders, northern Belgium. read more