UCI adds esports World Championships in 2020

Canyon-Sram riders using Zwift for indoor racing (Image credit: Zwift /Canyon//SRAM)

The UCI announced today that it will launch the first esports World Championships in 2020, partnering with Zwift to bring top-level competition in the virtual racing realm. 

The integration of esports cycling events into the UCI Constitution was approved in 2018 at the UCI Congress. With the new Memorandum of Understanding with Zwift, the UCI will now establish the rules and regulations for the governance of esports cycling competitions in addition to launching the first World Championships.

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