Roubaix will host the track cycling World Championships

The UCI confirmed that they will be held from October 20 to 24 at the Jean-Stablinski velodrome. Turkmenistan resigned for health reasons.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed this Monday that the Track Cycling World Championships will be held in the French town of Roubaix from October 20 to 24 at the Jean-Stablinski Velodrome, 'Le Stab'.

Roubaix comes to replace the World Cups that were scheduled for October 13 to 17 in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), but which were finally canceled at the request of the organizers due to health limitations and restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, as the UCI recalled, these championships will be even more important due to their "decisive role in qualifying" for the first edition of the Track Cycling Champions League, to be held this autumn.

"Roubaix has long been a legendary place on the international cycling scene thanks to the famous Paris-Roubaix and its name will now be associated with the history of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships. I am convinced that the The magnificent Jean-Stablinski velodrome will showcase an exceptional event, "said David Lappartient, President of the UCI.

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