World Road Championships

The World Road Championships is an annual competition consisting of events for road race, individual time trial, and Team Time Trials (since 2012). The Championships is regulated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). It is held in a different city each year. It is part of the Triple Crown of Cycling, along with the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France.

History and Hosts

A Cycling World championships were first held in 1921, a road race for amateur cyclists. The first professional world championship took place in 1927. The women's road race was introduced in 1958. A men's team time trial was introduced in 1962.

Year Location Country
2019 Yorkshire UK
2018 Innsbruck Austria
2017 Bergen Norway
2016 Doha Qatar
2015 Richmond United States
2014 Ponferrada Spain
2013 Florence Italy
2012 Valkenburg Netherlands
2011 Copenhagen Denmark
2010 Melbourne and Geelong Australia
2009 Mendrisio Switzerland
2008 Varese Italy
2007 Stuttgart Germany
2006 Salzburg Austria
2005 Madrid Spain
2004 Verona Italy
2003 Hamilton Canada
2002 Zolder and Hasselt Belgium
2001 Lisbon Portugal
2000 Plouay France
1999 Verona Italy
1998 Valkenburg Netherlands
1997 San Sebastian Spain
1996 Lugano Switzerland
1995 Duitama Colombia
1994 Agrigento Italy
1993 Oslo Norway
1992 Benidorm Spain
1991 Stuttgart Germany
1990 Utsunomiya Japan
1989 Chambery France
1988 Ronse Belgium
1987 Villach Austria
1986 Colorado Springs United States
1985 Giavera del Montello Italy
1984 Barcelona Spain
1983 Altenrhein Switzerland
1982 Goodwood United Kingdom
1981 Prague Czechoslovakia
1980 Sallanches France
1979 Valkenburg Netherlands
1978 Nurburgring West Germany
1977 San Cristibal Venezuela
1976 Ostuni Italy
1975 Yvoir Belgium
1974 Montreal Canada
1973 Barcelona Spain
1972 Gap France
1971 Mendrisio Switzerland
1970 Leicester United Kingdom
1969 Zolder Belgium
1968 Imola Italy
1967 Heerlen Netherlands
1966 Nurburgring West Germany
1965 San Sebastian Spain
1964 Sallanches France
1963 Ronse Belgium
1962 Garda Italy
1961 Berne Switzerland
1960 Karl-Marx-Stadt East Germany
1959 Zandvoort Netherlands
1958 Reims France
1957 Waregem Belgium
1956 Copenhagen Denmark
1955 Frascati Italy
1954 Solingen West Germany
1953 Lugano Switzerland
1952 Luxembourg Luxembourg
1951 Varese Italy
1950 Moorslede Belgium
1949 Copenhagen Denmark
1948 Valkenburg Netherlands
1947 Reims France
1946 Zurich Switzerland
1938 Valkenburg Netherlands
1937 Copenhagen Denmark
1936 Berne Switzerland
1935 Floreffe Belgium
1934 Leipzig Germany
1933 MontlhŽry France
1932 Rome Italy
1931 Copenhagen Denmark
1930 Lige Belgium
1929 Zurich Switzerland
1928 Budapest Hungary
1927 Nurburgring Germany
1926 Milan Italy
1925 Apeldoorn Netherlands
1924 Paris France
1923 Zurich Switzerland
1922 Liverpool United Kingdom
1921 Copenhagen Denmark

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