Turkmenistan to host UCI Track Cycling World Championship
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Head of the International Cycling Union (UCI, Union Cycliste Internationale) David Lappartient, Trend reports via the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper.
During the meeting, issues of preparation for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Turkmenistan in 2021 were discussed. In this regard, the UCI president expressed confidence that Turkmenistan will hold these prestigious high-level competitions, the report said.
The possibilities of holding the UCI Road World Championship in 2026 were also considered. Lappartient noted that Turkmenistan has all the necessary conditions and infrastructure to organize such competitions. An Ashgabat Olympic Complex, which has an indoor cycle track, is an example of this, he said.