UCI confirms Cycling Esports World Championships partners

Zwift Wiggins
Indoor cycling is perhaps the most exhausting eSports discipline available (Image credit: Zwift)

To celebrate the year in which indoor cycling and virtual racing has become an integral part of cycling, the UCI has now sanctioned an official World Championship.

Partnering with Zwift as the official virtual platform, the UCI Zwift Cycling Esports World Championships is scheduled for 9th December, amid the northern hemisphere winter - which is appropriately timed for the initial peak of most indoor/Zwift training plans.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.