UCI seeking new host for 2020 Road World Championships

Julien Bernard passes through flooded route during 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire, England (by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images).

The International Cycling Union (UCI) is seeking out a new destination for its 2020 Road World Championships after the organising committee of the Aigle-Martigny event was forced to withdraw its hosting rights.

Aigle-Martigny 2020 took the decision after the Swiss Federal Council yesterday (Wednesday) elected to maintain, until September 30, the ban on events drawing more than 1,000 people amid Covid-19.

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