Cairns to host 2017 World Championships

Words by Flow | Images by Glen Jacobs

The UCI Management Committee announced today that the 2016 UCI BMX World Championships will be held in Medellin, Columbia, and that Cairns, Australia, will host the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.

Meeting in Bergen, Norway, the Management Committee meetings were held alongside meetings of the Professional Cycling Council (PCC).

UCI President Pat McQuaid said: “blah, blah, blah, blah…..” (GET TO THE IMPORTANT BIT, PATTY!)

McQuaid continued: “In 2017, the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships will be held on the iconic Smithfield course in Cairns. We’re certain that the thousands of professional athletes, coming from all around the globe, will relish competing in this beautiful tropical location.”

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