UCI President David Lappartient announces Montreal in Canada will host the 2026 Road World Championships with the Haute Savoie Region to host ‘the SuperWorlds’ in 2027. Image: UCI

France’s Haute Savoie Region To Host 2027 ’Super Worlds’

Taking time out of the Wollongong World Championships to make a major announcement, the UCI have disclosed the location of the 2027 ‘Super World Championships’ – a huge event that will take place in the iconic French Haute-Savoie region.

Five time Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault was on hand to make the announcement that included details of the Gran Fondo World Championships also being held within the major event.

“Haute-Savoie naturally stands out as a showcase for our beautiful country, homeland of cycling”, said Martial Saddier of the Haute-Savoie region. “(The region) evokes the majestic Mont Blanc, roof of Europe, the mythical passes, places of historical exploits and exceptional training.”

Nannup in Western Australia was also announced as the location of the 2026 Gravel Worlds.

The new combined ‘Super’ World Cycling Championship format will take place for the first time at next year’s  Glasgow Worlds. More than 200 world cycling champions are expected to be presented medals over the 11 days of the event. 

The 2027 event will feature a wide range of cycling disciplines including road, track, TT, juniors, u-23s, gravel, enduro, pump track, cycling esport and even the polo-bike world championship competitions. There will also be para-cycling, BMX and the Gran Fondo World Championships.

Future UCI Gran Fondo World Championship locations have also been confirmed for Glasgow in 2023, Denmark in 2024, Melbourne in 2026 and Abu Dhabi UAE, in 2028.

Other dates and major events announced on Thursday include –

2024 Junior Track – China
2024 Gravel – Vlaams Brabant, Belgium
2025 Gravel – Nice, France
2025 Junior Track – Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
2025 Track – San Juan, Argentina
2026 Road – Montreal, Canada
2026 Track – Shanghai, China
2026 Marathon MTB – Primero San Martino Castrozza, Italy
2026 Gravel – Nannup, Western Australia
2027 Cycling World Championships – Haute Savoie, France
2028 MTB – Leogang, Austria


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