Alula in Saudi Arabia will host the 2028 UCI Gravel World Championships
During the UCI management board meeting of last week in Glasgow, the 2028 UCI Gravel World Championships have been awarded to the city of Alula in Saudi Arabia
The ancient city of Alula in Saudi Arabia had been awarded the 2028 UCI Gravel World Championships, the area is known for its harsh desert conditions and no doubt participants will need to acclimatize to the freezing temperatures at night and boiling conditions in the day.
Veneto in Italy is hosting of the second edditions of the upcoming 2023 UCI Gravel World Championships this October 7-8th.
The region of Brabant in Belgium will host the 2024 UCI Gravel World Championships. The races will take place in the “Brabantse Wouden”, a forrest region south and east of the capital city Brussels. It’s the same region who hosted the successful UCI Road World Championships last year.
The 2025 UCI Gravel World Championships will take place in Nice. The city in the south of France will have a splendid backcountry of gravel roads with some challenging climbs.
Nannup in Western Australia has been awarded the UCI Gravel World Championships in 2026. The city already hosted the Seven event this May and will also remain a qualifier in the UCI Gravel World Series in the next years.
The UCI also awarded the second edition of the UCI Cycling World Championships, combining 19 different disciplines amongst which Gravel. These World Championships will take place in 2027 in the Haute Savoie region in France.
UCI Gravel World Championships Venues for the next 5 years
2024 Brabant, Belgium
2025 Nice, France
2026 Nannup, Australia
2027 Haute Savoie, France
2028 Alula, Saudi Arabia