World University Cycling Championship

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World Universisy Cycling Championship
Race details
Discipline Road cycling
Track cycling
Organiser FISU
First edition 1947 (1947) (non FISU editions)
1978 (1978) (FISU editions)
Editions 3 (non FISU editions)
5 (FISU editions)

The World University Cycling Championship is a competition sponsored by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), which was first held in 1978 in Antwerp, Belgium.[1] Before 1978 there were also World University Championships, but these were not sponsored by the International University Sports Federation.[2] The next edition will be held in Jelenia Gora, Poland in 2014. The championship last five days and could contain events in five cycling sports: road cycling (road race and time trial), track cycling, mountainbike (cross-country and marathon), BMX and Cyclo-Cross.[3]


As part of the Student World Championships:

Year Country City Road Cycling Track Cycling
1947  France Paris Road race (M) Individual pursuit (M)
Team pursuit (M)
1949 Road race (M) Team pursuit (M)
1950 Road race (M)
1954 Road race (M)
FISU World University Cycling Championships:
Year Country City Road Cycling Track Cycling Mountainbike Cyclo-cross Most gold medals
1978  Belgium Antwerp Road race (M) Individual pursuit (M) Not included Not included  ? (?)
1986  Russia Moscow Not included Not included  ? (?)
1990  Spain Palma Not included Not included  ? (?)
2006  Belgium Antwerp/Herentals Road race (M&W)
Time trial (M&W)
Not included Not included Cyclo-cross race (M)  Netherlands (4)
2008  Netherlands Nijmegen Road race (M&W)
Time trial (M&W)
Not included Cross-country (M&W)
Marathon (M&W)
Not included  Netherlands (4)
2014  Poland Jelenia Gora Road race (M&W)
Time trial (M&W)
Not included Mass start (M&W)
Time trial (M&W)
Not included  Poland (4)
2016  Philippines Tagaytay Criterium (M&W)
Road race (M&W)
Not included Cross-country Eliminator
Cross-country (M&W)
Not included  Germany (4)
2018  Portugal Braga To be announced TBD

See also


  1. "Belgium (BEL)". International University Sports Federation. Retrieved 2012-09-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. *"World Championship, Road, Univ". Retrieved 2012-09-25.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Cycling, The History in Cycling in FISU". FISU. Retrieved 2012-09-09.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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