UCI Cyclocross World Championships: Page 20

Paprstka takes junior `cross title in Tabor

Czech rider Tomaš Paprstka held off Julian Alaphilippe of France to win the world junior cyclocross title in Tabor, the Czech Republic, on Saturday. Dutchman Emiel Dolfs rounded out the top three.

Louisville awarded 2013 ’cross worlds

The cyclocross world championships will be held in the United States for the first time in 2013, when Louisville, Kentucky, hosts the January event. As a trial run of sorts, the UCI will run the masters ’cross worlds in Louisville in 2012 and then again in 2013 in the days before the elite event.

UCI vote will decide if Kentucky hosts the 2013 ’cross world championships

The fate of the much-talked-about Louisville, Kentucky, cyclocross world championships bid will be decided Friday by a vote when the UCI management board comes together in Tabor, Czech Republic. And while UCI ’cross coordinator Peter Van Den Abelee has made it clear he supports bringing worlds across the Atlantic in 2013, he says nothing is assured.

USA puts in bid for ’cross worlds

Louisville, Kentucky, could host the cyclocross world championships in 2013. The team behind the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross events hosted in that city confirmed to VeloNews that a bid was submitted to the UCI.