The first ever UCI World Champions for E-Mountain Bike (E-MTB) will be crowned this year during the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes Benz.
The E-MTB races will take place on August 28th, the opening day of competition in Mont-Saint-Anne, Canada. They will be raced after the Cross-country Team Relay which traditionally opens the UCI’s leading mountain bike event of the year.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced last year that E-MTB had been integrated into the UCI Regulations. The new format joins the Worlds programme for the first time this year alongside cross-country Olympic (XCO) and downhill (DHI).
For its first year as part of the UCI World Championships, E-MTB will have two races on the programme: Men Elite and Women Elite. The races are open to athletes aged 19 and over who are registered
Men and women on the E-MTB podium will receive identical prize money and a UCI jersey especially designed for E-MTB, which will be revealed at a later date by the UCI.
The 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz will take place from August 28 to September 1. After the cross-country and E-MTB on
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