The World Cycling Championships of 2022 are played out in Australia. To be precise in and around Wollongong, a coastal town some 80 kilometres south of Sydney. The first and last World Cycling Championships in Australia took place in 2010 with Thor Hushovd and Giorgia Bronzini powering to the rainbow stripes.
The time trials were won by Fabian Cancellara and Emma Pooley, while Michael Matthews claimed claimed the gold medal in the under-23 road race ahead of John Degenkolb.
Julian Alaphilippe and Anna van der Breggen are the reigning road race champions, Filippo Ganna and Anna van der Breggen (again) are World Chaposn time trialing.
Another interesting read: records & winners World Cycling Championships.