Wednesday evening announced that Véronique Fontaine (Open VLD), the Geraardsbergse ships from Sport, to at the regional tv station TV Oost that Geraardsbergen no host city of the uci road world championships 2021 would be “because the UCI three million early”. The UCI denied that Thursday to Belga.
“The UCI would like to straighten that it is a sum of three million euros has asked the city of Geraardsbergen”, explained UCI press spokesperson Louis Chenaille. “During the process of allocation of these world championships, the UCI only spoken with a few national committees, who as a candidate had made. These committees have the responsibility of cities to nominate for the world cup and also put the budgetary needs fixed.” About the size of the necessary budget was not communicated.
The UCI wanted to emphasize “pleased about the interest of several candidates”. “The discussions with the various actors go with as goal the coming months, the host city to allocate”, decided Chenaille.
In 2021 celebrates the WORLDS its centenary, the hundredth edition.