UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup

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UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup
Race details
DateSeptember–January
RegionEurope, North America
DisciplineCyclo-cross
Organiser UCI
History
First edition1993 (1993)
First winnerFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Paul Herygers  (BEL)
Most winsFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Sven Nys  (BEL)(6 wins)
Most recentFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Toon Aerts  (BEL)

The UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup is a season-long competition in cyclo-cross, organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). First held in the 1993–1994 season, there are currently four awards, tailored to the different categories of riders: elite men, U23 men, junior men and elite women.

Cyclo-cross bicycle sport

Cyclo-cross is a form of bicycle racing. Races typically take place in the autumn and winter, and consist of many laps of a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and obstacles requiring the rider to quickly dismount, carry the bike while navigating the obstruction and remount. Races for senior categories are generally between 30 minutes and an hour long, with the distance varying depending on the ground conditions. The sport is strongest in the traditional road cycling countries such as Belgium, France and the Netherlands.

The Union Cycliste Internationale is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland.

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The World Cup is not to be confused with the World Championship, also organised by the UCI, which is a single one day race that awards the winner with a rainbow jersey to be worn in every race till the next World Championship. Typically the World Championships are held a week or two after the end of the World Cup at the end of January or early February.

The UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships are the world championships for cyclo-cross organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). Since 2016, five events are organized each year – men's elite, women's elite, men's under 23, women's under 23 and men's under 18 (Juniors). Traditionally, the elite events are held on a Sunday with the other events held on the Saturday the day before.

In November 2014 the first round of the World Cup ever to take place outside mainland Europe was held in Milton Keynes, England. [1] The following September, the CrossVegas competition was incorporated into the World Cup for the first time, becoming the first World Cup round to be held in the United States. [2]

CrossVegas is a Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) sanctioned Cyclo-cross race that takes place in Las Vegas on a Wednesday evening in September after the first full day of the Interbike trade show.

Overall series winners

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Men

YearCountryRiderTeam
1993–94 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Paul Herygers
1994–95 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Daniele Pontoni
1995–96 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Luca Bramati
1996–97 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Adri van der Poel
1997–98 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Richard Groenendaal
1998–99 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Mario De Clercq
1999–2000 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sven Nys
2000–01 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Richard Groenendaal
2001–02 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sven Nys
2002–03 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Bart Wellens
2003–04 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Richard Groenendaal
2004–05 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sven Nys
2005–06 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sven Nys
2006–07 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sven Nys
2007–08 Not awarded for individuals
2008–09 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sven Nys
2009–10 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Zdeněk Štybar
2010–11 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Niels Albert
2011–12 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Kevin Pauwels
2012–13 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Niels Albert
2013–14 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Lars van der Haar Rabobank Development Team
2014–15 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Kevin Pauwels
2015–16 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Wout van Aert Vastgoedservice–Golden Palace
Crelan–Vastgoedservice
2016–17 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Wout van Aert Crelan–Vastgoedservice
Vérandas Willems–Crelan
2017–18 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Mathieu van der Poel Beobank–Corendon
Corendon–Circus
2018–19 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Toon Aerts Telenet–Fidea Lions

Women

YearCountryRiderTeam
2005–06 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Daphny van den Brand
2006–07 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Hanka Kupfernagel
2007–08 Not awarded for individuals
2008–09 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Hanka Kupfernagel
2009–10 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Daphny van den Brand
2010–11 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Sanne van Paassen
2011–12 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Daphny van den Brand
2012–13 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Katie Compton
2013–14 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Katie Compton Trek Cyclocross Collective
2014–15 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sanne Cant
2015–16 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sanne Cant
2016–17 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Sophie de Boer Kalas–NNOF
Breepark
2017–18 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Sanne Cant IKO–Beobank
2018–19 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Marianne Vos WaowDeals Pro Cycling
CCC Liv

Under–23 Men

YearCountryRiderTeam
2008–09 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Philipp Walsleben
2009–10 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Tom Meeusen
2010–11 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Lars van der Haar
2011–12 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Lars van der Haar
2012–13 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Wietse Bosmans
2013–14 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Mathieu van der Poel BKCP–Powerplus
2014–15 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Michael Vanthourenhout Sunweb–Napoleon Games
2015–16 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Eli Iserbyt Telenet–Fidea
2016–17 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Joris Nieuwenhuis Rabobank Development Team
2017–18 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain Tom Pidcock Telenet–Fidea Lions
2018–19 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain Tom Pidcock TP Racing

Races

RaceCountry 00–01 01–02 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
Heusden-Zolder Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium WC WC
Hofstade Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Hooglede-Gits Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium WC
Kalmthout Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Koksijde Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium WCX
Namur Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Wortegem-Petegem Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Plzeň Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Tábor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic WCWCWC
Bogense Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark WC
Lanarvilly Flag of France.svg  France
Liévin Flag of France.svg  France
Lignières-en-Berry Flag of France.svg  France
Nommay Flag of France.svg  France
Pontchâteau Flag of France.svg  France WC
Roubaix Flag of France.svg  France
Frankfurt Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Sankt-Wendel Flag of Germany.svg  Germany WCWC
Zeven Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Bergamo Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Milan Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Monopoli Flag of Italy.svg  Italy WC
Rome (Fiuggi) Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Treviso Flag of Italy.svg  Italy WC
Turin Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Bieles Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg WC
Leudelange Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg
Heerlen Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Hoogerheide Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands WCWC
Pijnacker Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Valkenburg Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands WC
Zeddam Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands WC
Igorre Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Aigle Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Bern Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Wetzikon Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Milton Keynes Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Iowa Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Las Vegas Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Louisville Flag of the United States.svg  United States WC
Waterloo Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Total6656111111999888767899

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