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Croatian Island of Lošinj to Host Mountain Bike World Cup

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Croatia will host its biggest mountain bike event ever next year.

Union Cycliste Internationale have announced that the island of Lošinj will host a World Cup in 2018. Lošinj will play host to the first rond fo the 2018 World Cup in April next year.

Around 300 mountain bikers from all over the world will compete in the event on the small island off Croatia’s northern coast on 21 – 22 April 2018.

(photo: visitlosinj)

Whilst Lošinj already hosts an annual UCI race, this World Cup event will be the biggest downhill race in the country’s history.

The World Cup event will be a great opportunity to promote Croatia and the island as a destination with a lot of media from all over the world coming to cover it.

2018 MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP CALENDAR (PROVISIONAL)

7 – 10 March – Stellenbosch (RSA) XCO
21- 22 April – Lošinj (Cro) DHI
19 – 20 May 19/20 – Nove Mesto na Morave (Cze) XCO
26 – 27 May – Albstadt (Ger) XCO
2-3 June – Fort William (GBr) DHI
9 – 10 June – Leogang (Aut) DHI
7 – 8 July – Val di Sole (Ita) XCO/DHI
14 – 15 July – Vallnord (And) XCO/DHI
11 – 12 August – Mont-Sainte-Anne (Can) XCO/DHI
25 – 26 August – La Bresse (Fra) XCO/DHI
4- 9 September – Lenzerheide (Sui) World Championships XCO/XCR/DHI

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