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Title:

Ponferrada confirmed as organisers of 2014 UCI Road World Championships

Date:

15.11.2012

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The International Cycling Union (UCI) today confirmed that the 2014 UCI Road World Championships will take place in Ponferrada, Spain.
 
At its meeting in Maastricht, the Netherlands, last September, the UCI Management Committee decided to grant the organisers of the Ponferrada event 30 days to meet certain contractual commitments. 
“I am delighted to confirm that the Ponferrada organisers have responded quickly and efficiently to our request, providing us with the financial and organisational guarantees that we required,” declared UCI President Mr Pat McQuaid. “We can now look forward with confidence to the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in one of our traditional cycling nations.”

This confirmation is  on the condition that remaining guarantees are forthcoming.
 
The World Championships were last held in Spain in 2005, when they were hosted by the capital Madrid. The 2014 UCI Road World Championships will be held from September 20th to 28th.
 
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