Place yourself in the middle of the actionJoin us in Doha 2016 at the UCI Road World Championships
The State of Qatar hosts the World Road Championships organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale Doha, 9-16 October 2016.Doha will host around 1000 racers from 75 countries and more than 5700 participants from national federations, delegations, technicians and journalists in addition to around 30,000 fans and millions of spectators from all over the world.
In Doha 2016, The Road World Championships are different!
RWC is an annual event, which the UCI has been organizing since 1921. The first edition took place in Denmark. By hosting the UCI RWC in Doha 2016, Qatar will become the first Middle East country to stage it and the second Asian country after being hosted by Japan in 1990.
The unforgettable experience will be totally different as for the first time; the broadcasting will be through very outstanding parkour with the surroundings of the Arabian Gulf, Katara Cultural Village and Pearl.
The Arabian well-known hospitality, the windy weather, the gulf surroundings, and the generous touches will add different flavors to 2016 Championships.
Doha: a World Sports Hub!
The vision of HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir, aimed at making the sport lifestyle by creating a productive generation able to hoist Qatar’s name higher at several sport and coronation podiums
Said by HE Seikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee.
In line with Qatar National Vision, Qatar has been contributing in the promotion of sport in the world and in using it as means of communication and of strengthening ties between different nations and peoples by hosting multiple regional and international sports events in recent years. This led the sport infrastructure to being comprehensively and increasingly developed, allowing Qatar to become an international sport hub.
In recent years, Qatar proved the exceptional ability and outstanding facilities to host hundreds of international and regional sports events. In the coming few years, Qatar will be hosting many world class events along with the UCI RWC 2016; such as World Bowling Championships 2016, World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2018, Athletics World Championships 2019, and FIFA World Cup 2022.