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Encyclopedia > World Cycling Championship
Cycling World Championship - Road
Region: Different location each year. Outside Europe at least once every seven years
Date: Differed through history; early October in recent years
Type: World Championship: Open Road Race and Individual Time Trial
History
First Edition: 1927
Number of Editions: 71
First Winner: Italy Alfredo Binda
Most Wins
(road race):
Italy Alfredo Binda,
Rik Van Steenbergen,
Eddy Merckx and
Spain Óscar Freire,
3 times
Most Wins
(time trial):
Australia Michael Rogers,
3 times

The UCI Road World Championships, often referred to as the World Cycling Championships, is the annual world championship for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The UCI Road World Championships include championships for elite men's road race and individual time trial. In addition, U-23 world championship events are held for the same events in the same manner for cyclists under the age of 23 years old. A World Championship is any contest to determine the best in the world in a particular field. ... Road bicycle racing is a popular bicycle racing sport held on the road (following the geography of the area), using racing bicycles. ... An Individual Time Trial (ITT) is a road bicycle race in which cyclists race alone against the clock (in French: contre la montre - literally against the watch). There are also track-based time trials where riders compete in velodromes, and team time trials (TTT). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Alfredo Binda (August 11, 1902 - January 1, 1986) was an Italian cyclist, one of the best road racers before the Second World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Alfredo Binda (August 11, 1902 - January 1, 1986) was an Italian cyclist, one of the best road racers before the Second World War. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Rik Van Steenbergen (September 9, 1924- May 15, 2003) was a Belgian cyclist, considered to be one of the best among the great number of successful Belgian cyclists. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia entry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Óscar Freire Gomez (born 1976) is a Spanish cyclist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... This article is about the cyclist Michael Rogers, for the American congressmen called Mike Rogers, see: Mike Rogers Michael Rogers, often called Mick Rogers or Dodger, (born 1979) is an Australian cycle racer. ... A World Championship is any contest to determine the best in the world in a particular field. ... Road bicycle racing is a popular bicycle racing sport held on the road (following the geography of the area), using racing bicycles. ... Entrance of UCI headquarter at Aigle (Switzerland) Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is a professional cycling union that oversees cycling events in the international community. ... Road racing can be a term involving road running, road bicycle races, or automobile races. ... An Individual Time Trial (ITT) is a road bicycle race in which cyclists race alone against the clock (in French: contre la montre - literally against the watch). There are also track-based time trials where riders compete in velodromes, and team time trials (TTT). ...

  • The winner of the UCI Road World Championships Road Race is considered the World Cycling Champion (or World Road Cycling Champion) and earns the right to wear the Rainbow Jersey for a full year in road race or stage events. The event is a single 'massed start' road race, the winner being the first across the line at the completion of the full race distance.
  • The winner of the UCI Road World Championships Time Trial is considered the World Time Trial Champion and earns the right to wear the Rainbow Jersey for a full year in individual time trial (ITT) events or stages (for example, the prologue and ITT stages at the Tour de France or other stage races).

Both the road race and individual time trial events are competed by riders organized by national cycling teams versus commercially sponsored or trade teams, which is the standard in professional cycling. The Rainbow jersey is the distinctive jersey worn by the reigning world champion in a bicycle racing discipline. ... The Rainbow jersey is the distinctive jersey worn by the reigning world champion in a bicycle racing discipline. ... A stage in road bicycle racing is a part of a multi-day event, such as the Tour de France or the Giro dItalia. ... A cycling team is a group of cyclists who join a team or are acquired and train together to compete in bicycle races of any kind, whether they are recreational or professional. ...

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History

The first professional World Cycling Championship took place in 1927 at the Nürburgring in Germany and was won by Alfredo Binda, of Italy. The recent years, the race is held towards the end of the European season, usually following the Vuelta a España. The event can be held over either a relatively flat course which favors cycling sprinters (such as 2005 champion Tom Boonen), or over a hilly course (Salzburg 2006) which favors more of a climbing specialist or all-round type of cyclist. 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Nürburgring (alternative spelling: Nuerburgring), known as simply the Ring by enthusiasts, is the name of a famous motorsport race track in Germany. ... Alfredo Binda (August 11, 1902 - January 1, 1986) was an Italian cyclist, one of the best road racers before the Second World War. ... The Vuelta a España bicycle race is one of the three Grand Tours of Europe and, after the Tour de France and the Giro dItalia, the third most important road cycling stage race in the world. ... Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi beating Oscar Freire at a stage of the 2005 Tirreno-Adtriatico. ... Tom Boonen (born on October 15, 1980 in Mol, Belgium) is one of the worlds best professional road bicycle racers and is the 2005 World Road Race Champion. ... The 2006 edition of the Cycling Road Race World Championships will take place on September 24, 2006, in the Austrian city of Salzburg. ... A climbing specialist is a road bicycle racer who can ride especially well on highly inclined roads, such as those found among hills or mountains. ... The following terminology is used in the general sport of cycling, as well as the more specific road bicycle racing and mountain bicycle racing. ...


The elite men's race is usually won by riders on the UCI ProTour or its predecessor, the UCI World Cup. However, in the past there were separate events for amateur riders, mainly from Eastern bloc countries. The UCI ProTour logo The UCI ProTour is a competition under the International Cycling Union (UCI). ... A map of the Eastern Bloc. ...


For men at the elite professional level, the World Cycling Championship, along with the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, forms the Triple Crown of Cycling. Le Tour de France (Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is the most famous and prestigious road bicycle race in the world. ... The Giro dItalia, also simply known as the Giro, is a long distance road bicycle race for professional cyclists held over three weeks in May or early June in and around Italy. ... The Triple Crown of Cycling is made up of the Giro dItalia, the Tour de France, and the World Cycling Championship. ...


Other world cycling championships

This article contains a list of winners for the men's elite road race and individual time trial. For the elite women's events in bicycle road racing and track cycling, see:


For other cycling championships, see: The UCI Road World Championships (for Women) is an annual event that is recognized as the world championship for road race and time trial events for women. ...

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the international governing body for cycling and sponsors both of the following events: UCI Track World Championships, Men UCI Track World Championships, Women Category: ... The UCI Track World Championships are a series of world championship events consisting of the various disciplines and distances in track cycling and are organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale. ... The womens UCI Track World Championships, to use the current official designation, are the world championship for track cycling and are organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale, the official governing body for sport cycling worldwide. ... The sprint is a track cycling event involving a one-on-one match race between opponents who, unlike the individual pursuit, start next to each other. ... In the track time trial, a track cycling event, cyclists compete individually against the clock to record the fastest time over the specified distance from a standing start. ... Keirin is a track cycling event in which racing cyclists sprint for victory. ... In track cycling, the individual pursuit is an event where two cyclists begin their race from a stationary position (nowadays held by gates, in the past, riders were supported by track officials until the starting gun fired) on opposite sides of the track. ... A Scratch Race is a race in which all contestants start from scratch (on equal terms). ... The points race is a mass start track cycling event involving large numbers of riders simultaneously on track. ... UCI BMX World Championships is the world championship for BMX racing (bicycle motorcross) cycling sponsored by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the sports international governing body. ... The first professional UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships took place in Durango (USA) in 1990. ... Marathon Mountain Bike Races are a very demanding form of mountain bike races covering at least 40 kilometers usually in mountaineous terrain. ... Single artistic cycling: Saddle handlebarstand Artistic cycling is a form of competitive indoor cycling in which athletes perform tricks (called exercises) for points on specialized, fixed-gear bikes in a format similar to ballet or gymnastics. ... Cycle ball is a sport, similar to soccer, only the competitors play while riding bicycles. ...

Palmares

World Cycling Champions

Only four cyclists have successfully defended their title (three Belgians and one Italian): Georges Ronsse (Belgium, 1928-29); Rik Van Steenbergen (Belgium, 1956-57); Rik Van Looy (Belgium, 1960-61); Gianni Bugno (Italy, 1991-92). Georges Ronsse (4 March 1906, Antwerpen 4 July 1969, Berchem) was a two-time national cyclo-cross and two-time world champion road bicycle racer from Belgium, who raced between 1926 and 1938. ... Rik Van Steenbergen (September 9, 1924- May 15, 2003) was a Belgian cyclist, considered to be one of the best among the great number of successful Belgian cyclists. ... Rik (Henrik) Van Looy (born 20 December 1933) was one of the greatest Belgian professional cyclists of the post-war period, when he was nicknamed the King of the Classics or Emperor of Herentals (after the small Belgian town where he lived). ... Gianni Bugno (born Brugg, Switzerland, February 14, 1964) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist. ...

Year Venue World Champion
1927 Nürburgring, Germany Alfredo Binda , Italy
1928 Budapest, Hungary Georges Ronsse, Belgium
1929 Zürich, Switzerland Georges Ronsse, Belgium
1930 Liège, Belgium Alfredo Binda, Italy
1931 Copenhagen, Denmark Learco Guerra, Italy
1932 Rome, Italy Alfredo Binda, Italy
1933 Montlhery, France Georges Speicher, France
1934 Leipzig, Germany Karel Kaers, Belgium
1935 Floreffe, Belgium Jean Aerts, Belgium
1936 Bern, Switzerland Antonin Magne, France
1937 Copenhagen, Denmark Eloi Meulenberg, Belgium
1938 Valkenburg, Netherlands Marcel Kint, Belgium
No championships 1939-1945 due to World War II
1946 Zürich, Switzerland Hans Knecht, Switzerland
1947 Rheims, France Theo Middelkamp, Netherlands
1948 Valkenburg, Netherlands Briek Schotte, Belgium
1949 Copenhagen, Denmark Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgium
1950 Moorslede, Belgium Briek Schotte, Belgium
1951 Varese, Italy Ferdi Kubler, Switzerland
1952 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Heinz Müller, West Germany
1953 Lugano, Switzerland Fausto Coppi, Italy
1954 Solingen, West Germany Louison Bobet, France
1955 Frascati, Italy Stan Ockers, Belgium
1956 Copenhagen, Denmark Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgium
1957 Waregem, Belgium Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgium
1958 Rheims, France Ercole Baldini, Italy
1959 Zandvoort, Netherlands André Darrigade, France
1960 Karl Marx Stadt, East Germany Rik Van Looy, Belgium
1961 Bern, Switzerland Rik Van Looy, Belgium
1962 Salò di Garda, Italy Jean Stablinski, France
1963 Ronse, Belgium Benoni Beheyt, Belgium
1964 Sallanches, France Jan Janssen, Netherlands
1965 San Sebastian, Spain Tom Simpson, UK
1966 Nürburgring, West Germany Rudi Altig, West Germany
1967 Heerlen, Netherlands Eddy Merckx, Belgium
1968 Imola, Italy Vittorio Adorni, Italy
1969 Zolder, Belgium Harm Ottenbros, Netherlands
1970 Leicester, Great Britain Jean-Pierre Monséré, Belgium
1971 Mendrisio, Switzerland Eddy Merckx, Belgium
1972 Gap, France Marino Basso, Italy
1973 Barcelona, Spain Felice Gimondi, Italy
1974 Montreal, Canada Eddy Merckx, Belgium
1975 Yvoir, Belgium Hennie Kuiper, Netherlands
1976 Ostuni, Italy Freddy Maertens, Belgium
1977 San Cristóbal, Venezuela Francesco Moser, Italy
1978 Nürburgring, West Germany Gerrie Knetemann, Netherlands
1979 Valkenburg, Netherlands Jan Raas, Netherlands
1980 Sallanches, France Bernard Hinault, France
1981 Prague, Czechoslovakia Freddy Maertens, Belgium
1982 Goodwood, Great Britain Giuseppe Saronni, Italy
1983 Altenrhein, Switzerland Greg LeMond, United States
1984 Barcelona, Spain Claude Criquielion, Belgium
1985 Giavera di Montello, Italy Joop Zoetemelk, Netherlands
1986 Colorado Springs, United States Moreno Argentin, Italy
1987 Villach, Austria Stephen Roche, Ireland
1988 Ronse, Belgium Maurizio Fondriest, Italy
1989 Chambéry, France Greg LeMond, United States
1990 Utsunomiya, Japan Rudy Dhaenens, Belgium
1991 Stuttgart, Germany Gianni Bugno, Italy
1992 Benidorm, Spain Gianni Bugno, Italy
1993 Oslo, Norway Lance Armstrong, United States
1994 Agrigento, Italy Luc Leblanc, France
1995 Duitama, Colombia Abraham Olano, Spain
1996 Lugano, Switzerland Johan Museeuw, Belgium
1997 San Sebastian, Spain Laurent Brochard, France
1998 Valkenburg, Netherlands Oskar Camenzind, Switzerland
1999 Verona, Italy Óscar Freire, Spain
2000 Plouay, France Romans Vainsteins, Latvia
2001 Lisbon, Portugal Óscar Freire, Spain
2002 Zolder/Hasselt, Belgium Mario Cipollini, Italy
2003 Hamilton, Canada Igor Astarloa, Spain
2004 Verona, Italy Óscar Freire, Spain
2005 Madrid, Spain Tom Boonen, Belgium
2006 Salzburg, Austria Paolo Bettini, Italy

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Mario Cipollini (born March 22, 1967) is an Italian professional road cyclist most noted for his sprinting ability. ... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Nickname: Steel City, Steeltown, The Hammer Area: 1,117. ... Igor Astarloa Askasibar (born on March 29, 1976 in Ermua, Spain) is a cyclist from Spain. ... Map of Italy showing Verona in the north Verona (population est. ... Óscar Freire Gomez (born 1976) is a Spanish cyclist. ... These are the results for the 2005 World Cycling Championships road race. ... Location Location of Madrid in Europe Coordinates : 40° 23’N , 3°43′0″W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Villa de Madrid (Spanish) Spanish name Villa de Madrid Founded 9th century Postal code 28001-28080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 91 (Villa de... Tom Boonen (born on October 15, 1980 in Mol, Belgium) is one of the worlds best professional road bicycle racers and is the 2005 World Road Race Champion. ... 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World Time-Trial Champions

Year Venue Winner
1994 Catania, Italy Chris Boardman, UK
1995 Paipa-Tunja, Colombia Miguel Indurain, Spain
1996 Lugano, Switzerland Alex Zülle, Switzerland
1997 San Sebastian, Spain Laurent Jalabert, France
1998 Valkenburg, Netherlands Abraham Olano, Spain
1999 Treviso, Italy Jan Ullrich, Germany
2000 Plouay, France Serhiy Honchar, Ukraine
2001 Lisbon, Portugal Jan Ullrich, Germany
2002 Zolder/Hasselt, Belgium Santiago Botero, Colombia
2003 Hamilton, Canada Michael Rogers, Australia †
2004 Bardolino, Italy Michael Rogers, Australia
2005 Madrid, Spain Michael Rogers, Australia
2006 Salzburg, Austria Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland

David Millar won the race, but later confessed having used Epogen.
Therefore the UCI decided to grant the title to second-placed Rogers.
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Country wins

  1. 25 wins : 25 road race; 0 time trial :  Belgium
  2. 17 wins : 17 road race; 0 time trial : Flag of Italy Italy
  3. 9 wins : 8 road race; 1 time trial : Flag of France France
  4. 7 wins : 7 road race; 0 time trial : Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
  5. 7 wins : 5 road race; 2 time trial : Flag of Spain Spain
  6. 5 wins : 3 road race; 2 time trial : Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
  7. 4 wins : 2 road race; 2 time trial : Flag of Germany Germany
  8. 3 wins : 3 road race; 0 time trial : Flag of the United States USA
  9. 3 wins : 0 road race; 3 time trial : Flag of Australia Australia
  10. 2 wins : 1 road race; 1 time trial : Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
  11. 1 win : 1 road race; 0 time trial : Flag of Latvia Latvia
  12. 1 win : 1 road race; 0 time trial : Flag of Republic of Ireland Ireland
  13. 1 win : 0 road race; 1 time trial : Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
  14. 1 win : 0 road race; 1 time trial : Flag of Colombia Colombia

Note: This Cycling World Championship country-wins list shown here represent only the above two major professional road cycling disciplines, road race and time trial. Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ...


See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
World Cycling Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (410 words)
The professional World Cycling Championships for road race is a one-day cycling event organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and is a single 'massed start' road race, the winner being the first across the line at the completion of the full race distance.
The World Cycling Championship, along with the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, forms the Triple Crown of Cycling.
The first professional World Cycling Championship took place in 1927 at the Nürburgring in Germany and was won by Alfredo Binda, of Italy.
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