Bradford To Feature In 2019 UCI Road Cycling World Championship

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The women's elite race will start in Bradford.

Some of the world's best cyclists will descend on Yorkshire next year when the region hosts the 2019 UCI Road Cycling World Championships.

The Championships will include men’s and women’s races starting in different towns and cities throughout Yorkshire and each finishing in the main competition town of Harrogate.

Wetherby, Ilkley and Skipton are among the locations that feature on the routes.

The UCI revealed last night that Bradford will be the start location for the Women's Elite Road Race.

You can see the Bradford - Harrogate route below (Credit: UCI)

The UCI said: "The Women's elite peloton will leave Bradford and head north into the Yorkshire Dales, before they begin the route south to the finish in the spa town of Harrogate where they will do 3 laps of the Harrogate circuit.

"Bradford truly has something for everyone.

"The city is also rich in culture and in 2009 it became the world’s first UNESCO City of Film. A thriving food scene only adds to its all-round credentials and it will prove the perfect start location for the Women’s Elite Road Race."

The Championships will run from 21-29 September 2019.


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