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Citec appointed for the 2020 World Cycling Championships

Yorkshire – The organizers of the 2020 World Cycling Championships have unveiled the race routes which will be held in the Vaud and Valais cantons of Switzerland, between Aigle and Martigny.

Presentation of the 2020 World Cycling Championships in Harrogate, in the presence of UCI President David Lappartient and State Councilors from Valais and Vaud. Credits: Arne Mill

 

244 kilometers featuring over 4,000 meters of elevation gain, here is what awaits the best cyclists on the planet, from 20th to 27th September 2020. They will compete on mountainous road races around Aigle-Martigny (Switzerland – cantons of Vaud and Valais). The demanding race routes were unveiled on September 25th, 2019 by the organizers of the 2020 World Cycling Championships, gathered in Harrogate (Yorkshire) where have ended on September 29 the 2019 World Cycling Championships.

 

Up to 150,000 spectators expected

Head of the Citec Valais agency, Pierre Favre was present at Harrogate during the elite women and men races, to learn about the transport concept of 2019 edition. Indeed, Citec participates as representative for all aspects related to the transport of the different actors of the 2020 World Cycling Championships.

During the nine days of the future competition, it will be necessary to organize the traffic in the city of Martigny, taking into account the strong constraints induced by the races, in particular the partial or complete closure of several roads. The race of elite men could attract more than 150,000 spectators, hence the need to have a spectator mobility concept.

This will be the first time since its creation in 1921 that this event will take place in the cantons of Vaud and Valais. Citec is proud to bring its Mega Events expertise to this unique event.

 

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