2018 UCI Road World Championships

Innsbruck, 22.09.2018 - 30.09.2018

The UCI Road World Championships will be the highlight of 2018 in Tirol as Austria hosts the road cycling world championships for the third time in its history. The twelve races will start in four regions of Tirol and all finish in Innsbruck.

Preparations are well underway for the 2018 UCI Road World Championships, which will be taking place for the first time in Tirol. All in all there will be twelve races held as part of the World Championships in the disciplines Individual Time Trial, Team Time Trial and Road Race. The courses will start in different parts of Tirol and all end in the regional capital Innsbruck.

The Men's and Women's Team Time Trial races will both start at the Area 47 outdoor adventure centre at the start of the Ötztal Valley (23.09.). The Individual Time Trials will begin at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens with the exception of the Elite Men Individual Time Trial, which will start in Rattenberg (24.09. to 26.09.). As for the Road Races, they will begin in the town of Kufstein; only the Women Juniors Road Race will start elsewhere, in Rattenberg (27.09. to 30.09.). The highlight of the World Championships is without a doubt the Men Elite Road Race on 30 September. It will start in Kufstein and lead along the Inn Valley before completing several loops from Innsbruck via Igls to the Hungerburg settlement south of Innsbruck. In total, riders will have to complete 4,670 vertical metres of climbing.

Around 1,000 athletes and 350,000 spectators are expected to attend the eight-day event costing €12 million. The races will be broadcast to 150 countries. Austria will be hosting the UCI Road World Championships for the third time following Salzburg in 2006 and Villach/Faaker See in 1987.

UCI Road World Championships 2018 in Innsbruck/Tirol
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22.09.2018 - 30.09.2018


Race Plan*


Sun, 09/23

  • UCI Women's & Men's Team Time Trial
  • Route: Ötztal/Area 47 - Innsbruck

Mon, 09/24

  • Women Juniors & Men U23 Individual Time Trial
  • Route: Hall-Wattens - Innsbruck

Tue, 09/25

  • Men Juniors & Women Elite Individual Time Trial
  • Route: Hall-Wattens - Innsbruck

Wed, 09/26

  • Men Elite Individual Time Trial
  • Route: Rattenberg - Innsbruck

Thu, 09/27

  • Women Juniors & Men Juniors Road Race
  • Route: Rattenberg bzw. Kufstein - Innsbruck

Fri, 09/28

  • Men U23 Road Race
  • Route: Kufstein - Innsbruck

Sat, 09/29

  • Women Elite Road Race
  • Route: Kufstein - Innsbruck

Sun, 09/30

  • Men Elite Road Race
  • Route: Kufstein - Innsbruck


*Subject to change

Price information

Spectating is free along all the race courses. Tickets are available for the finish area and the VIP area.






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6020 Innsbruck

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