GLASGOW 2023 WORLD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS KICK OFF, A UNIQUE EVENT
The excitement at the Ghisallo Cycling Museum doesn’t stop in August either. Every day from Aug. 3 to Aug. 13, it will be possible to watch live coverage of the UCI Multi-Discipline Cycling World Championships races taking place in Glasgow and throughout Scotland. An excellent opportunity to come and discover the Ghisallo Cycling Museum’s collection dedicated to World Champions.
From August 3-13, 2023, the UCI Cycling World Championships will offer one of the most important moments in the history of the sport, bringing together the entire global cycling family for the first time in a single rainbow event.
Bringing together 13 UCI World Championships in the different disciplines of cycling, the UCI World Cycling Championships 2023 will offer an event never seen before on the world stage. It is expected to welcome more than 8,000 amateur and elite cyclists from at least 120 countries and crown more than 190 UCI world champions.
To date, six venues have been announced, with additional locations to be confirmed in the coming weeks and months. Confirmed venues in Glasgow include:
- Kelvingrove Park for BMX Freestyle Park, BMX Freestyle Flatland and trials
- Glasgow BMX Centre in Knightswood for BMX Racing (Elite e amateur Challenge)
- Emirates Arena for indoor cycling (artistic cycling and cycle-ball)
- Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome for track and para-cycling on track.
- George Square for the finish line of road cycling events.
In addition to the five venues in Glasgow, Dumfries & Galloway, in the western part of Scotland’s Southern Uplands, will provide the beautiful setting for paracycling road races and time trials, continuing the region’s long association with world-class cycling events, including the Tour of Britain on 10 separate occasions.