Yorkshire chosen to stage UCI Road World Championships in 2019
Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire Yorkshire is to host another of the world’s top cycling events.
The county, which staged the Tour De France Grand Départ in 2014 , has been chosen to host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.
Racing will take place in North, South, East and West Yorkshire but no decisions have yet been taken over routes.
The announcement was made by UCI president Brian Cookson from the current championship venue in Doha, Qatar.
Yorkshire’s bid was put together by Welcome to Yorkshire, British Cycling, UK Sport and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
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