2021 UCI Road World Championships preview and schedule

Everything you need to know about the UCI World Championships in Leuven, Belgium

The UCI Road World Championships are, as the name suggests, the definitive world stage. This year’s set of races in Leuven looks to be as dramatic as ever.

Below, we take a look at the when and where of the major races of the 2021 World Champs in Leuven. Take a look at the links to our more in-depth previews of the larger races to see our typically eerily accurate predictions on a winner.

Sunday 19th September

Men’s Elite Individual Time trial

Where: Knokke-Heist to Bruges

When: 14:30-16:55 CET

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Monday 20th September

Men’s U23 Individual Time trial

Where: Knokke-Heist to Bruges

When: 10:40-12:50 CET

Women’s Elite Individual Time trial

Where: Knokke-Heist to Bruges

When: 14:40-16:40 CET

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Photo: Getty Images

Tuesday 21st September

Women’s Junior Individual Time Trial

Knokke-Heist to Bruges

When: 10.30 - 12.20 CET

Men’s Junior Individual Time Trial

Knokke-Heist to Bruges

When: 14.55 - 17.05 CET

Wednesday 22nd September

Team Time Trial - Mixed Relay

Knokke-Heist to Bruges

When: 13:45-16:45 CET

Friday 24th September

Men’s Junior Road Race

Leuven to Leuven

When: 08:15 – 11:15 CET

Men’s U23 Road Race

Antwerp to Leuven

When: 13:25-17:40 CET

Saturday 25th September

Women’s Junior Road Race

Leuven to Leuven

When: 08:15 – 10:15 CET

Related – The Jump from Junior: Do we need an U23 Women's road race?

Women’s Elite Road Race

Antwerp to Leuven

When: 12:20-16:45 CET

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Sunday 25th September

Men’s Elite Road Race

Antwerp to Leuven

When: 10:25-17:00 CET

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How to watch

In Europe the UCI Road World Championships will be broadcast live on Eurosport and the Eurosport app