Wednesday, September 21, 2011

2015 World Cycling Championships to be held in Richmond

Congratulations to Richmond on being selected as the host city for the 2015 UCI Road World Cycling Championships. According to the news release from Governor McDonnell's office, the event "is projected to generate more than $86 million within the City of Richmond and a total of $135 million for the entire Commonwealth. 500,000 spectators are expected to attend the nine-day event, with another 300 million tuning in to watch from all across the world."

See the Virginia Bicycling Federation post that includes links to several news articles about the selection.

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