UCI decisions in Salzburg

The UCI Management Committee met on Tuesday in Salzburg (Austria) on the eve of the 2006 Road World Championships. During the meeting, president Pat McQuaid discussed the audit of cycling with the Management Committee, which in turn approved the replacement of Manolo Saiz by Roger Legeay in the UCI ProTour Council.

The UCI awarded the following World Championships:

BMX 2009: Adelaide (Australia)
Junior 2009: Moscow (Russia)
MTB Marathon 2009: Graz (Austria)

The committee also approved the introduction of three new events for the Track World Championships (men omnium and women team sprint from 2006-2007, women team pursuit from 2007-2008; both women team events will be programmed at the Track World Cup legs as well), and the calendars for Road 2007 (Continental Circuits Women and Junior), BMX 2007, MTB 2007, and MTB UCI World Cup 2007:

UCI World Cup XCM #1 - March 17-18: Gran Canaria (Spain)
UCI World Cup XCO #1 - April 21-22: Houffalize (Belgium) / Madrid Spain)
UCI World Cup DHI/4X #1 - May 12-13: Vigo (Spain)
UCI World Cup XCO #2: May 26- 27: Offenburg (Germany)
UCI World Cup XCO #3/DHI/4X #2: May 9-10: Champéry (Switzerland)
UCI World Cup XCO #4/DHI/4X #3: June 23-24: Mount-Sainte-Anne (Canada)
UCI World Cup XCO #5/DHI/4X #4: June 30-July 1: Angel Fire Resort (USA)
UCI World Cup XCM #2: July 7-8: Dolomiti Superbike (Italy)
UCI World Cup DHI/4X #5: July 7-8: Schladming (Austria)
UCI World Cup XCM#3: August 25: Lillehammer (Norway)
UCI World Cup XCO/DHI/4X #6: September 15-16: Maribor (Slovenia)
UCI World Cup XCM #4: October 11-12: Fréjus (France)

XCO = Cross Country Olympic Format
XCM = Cross-Country Marathon Format 2007
DHI = Individual Downhill

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