British Cycling is delighted to confirm that Manchester’s HSBC UK | National Cycling Centre will host the opening rounds of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series in April 2019, along with a round of the 2020 series.
Delivered in partnership with UK Sport and Manchester City Council, April’s event will see the world’s best BMX riders make a welcome return to the venue to battle for the world cup title and qualifying points ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Since hosting its first world cup round in 2013, Manchester’s indoor track has established itself as a firm favourite for many international riders, and recent changes to track are set to ensure thrilling competition over the weekend of April 27th and 28th.
Jonathan Rigby, British Cycling Commercial Director, said:
“We are thrilled to be welcoming the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup back to Manchester in 2019 and 2020. The atmosphere and the calibre of racing at previous world cup events here has been second to none, and after a break of three years, I’m sure British BMX fans will be delighted that international BMX is returning to this country.
“In recent months, the BMX track has undergone significant changes which will deliver the highest possible level of competition at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, while also adding to the legacy of the event by providing a first-class training and competition facility for the entire community.”