UCI Postpones 2021 Eliminator World Championships

Mar 29, 2021
by Ed Spratt  
Crowned World Champion a week earlier Sam Gaze rocks the rainbow stripes in Lenzerheide.

The UCI has announced that the 2021 Eliminator World Championships in Graz are postponed to September.

With events still facing difficulties due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the UCI has moved the Eliminator World Championships to September 5 at the organiser's request due to current restrictions in Austria.

bigquotesDue to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Championships, which were to take place on 2 May in Graz (Austria), have been postponed at the request of the organisers as a result of restrictions imposed by the competent public authorities.

The event will now take place in Graz on 5 September.

The UCI would like to thank the organisers for their cooperation in this difficult situation, as well as the athletes, National Federations and all concerned parties for their understanding.

You can view the full list of MTB events on the UCI international that have been postponed or cancelled here


  • 37 3
 Just eliminate it already.
  • 3 3
 My thoughts exactly, who cares
  • 20 0
 Bruni must be bummed
  • 12 0
 All 3 fans of this are gonna bummed.
  • 12 1
 Bring back 4x....you know it makes sense.
  • 7 0
 How about 4X and XC eliminater... the XC crew do bottom to top and the 4X do too to bottom... Times two up and two down so four riders in each team but all only do one part each...
  • 6 1
 I think you should keep your double team top an bottom stuff to your damn self!!
  • 3 0
 @thewhitemask: Can you please post another apology to apologize for posting your previous 2 apologies as new comments instead of as replies to your original post? Thanks in advance.
  • 9 0
 'Eliminated' - Dick Pound probably
  • 4 1
 I hear Mr P is looking to cut an event from the calendar in order to make way for a women-specific one. Yes, that headline will be - Dick Pound squeezes one out for the girls. (probably get banned for that one).
  • 3 1
 We're used to it, just look how much Shimano post poned 12 Speed Deore and stuff... Haha
  • 3 0
 Oh no
  • 1 0
 Apologies to the power of 2 about the typo... should have been “4X do top to bottom... ????????????...
  • 2 0
 Why a Sam gaze photo?
Although I guess he is the "postponed" poster boy
  • 2 0
 Is the pictured USD rockshox still a thing?
  • 1 0
 Doesn’t look to be on their site anymore
  • 2 2
 So funny all these outta shape, beer swigging, dope smoking, fat boys dissing XC. Just keep hitting that bong boys. Nobody cares what you think.
  • 1 0
 We allways want to know what UCI Most Recognizable Person have to say.
  • 2 1
 Just postpone it permanently...
  • 2 1
 Good, it’s a terrible sport, just get rid of it!
  • 1 0
 EFF YOUUUUUU chinese virus!
  • 1 1
 Apologies about the typo... should have been “4X do too to bottom...”
  • 1 0
 No they wont.....
  • 10 10
 Does Slow Biden control the UCI now?
  • 1 1
 I hope it's postponed until Hell's freezing over
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