World Cycling Championships 2021 Flanders

World Championships 2021The World Cycling Championships of 2021 take place in Flanders, Belgium. To be precise in and around Leuven, domicile of Jasper Stuyven. It is the ninth edition of the Worlds’ road race in Belgium. (Slideshow route/profile)

The road race for men includes multiple circuits and takes in no less than 42 climbs, which adds up to 2,562 vertical metres. The route amounts to 267.7 kilometres, while the finish on Leuven’s Geldenaaksevest runs slightly uphill.

The women tackle the same circuits, only less often. After 20 climbs and 157.5 kilometres the finish is also on the Geldenaanaaksevest.

The time trials set off from Knokke-Heist to finish in Bruges after a virtually flat race.

Julian Alaphilippe and Anna van der Breggen are title holders in the road race, while Filippo Ganna and Anna van der Breggen (again) defend their ITT crown in Flanders.

Another interesting read: records & winners World Cycling Championships.

Race schedule World Cycling Championships 2021 Flanders

date start-finish route km el. gain
19-9 Knokke-Heist – Bruges ITT (m) 43.3 78
20-9 Knokke-Heist – Bruges ITT (w) 30.3 54
22-9 Knokke-Heist – Bruges mixed relay 44.5 129
25-9 Antwerp – Leuven road race (w) 157.7 1,047
26-9 Antwerp – Leuven road race (m) 267.7 2,562

World Cycling Championships 2021 Flanders: routes, profiles, more

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World Cycling Championships 2021: profile mixed relay - source: flanders2021.comprofile


World Cycling Championships 2021: route mixed relay - source: flanders2021.comroute

World Cycling Championships 2021 Flanders



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