2025 UCI Mountain Bike
World Championships

Destinations and disciplines.

A total of eight Valais destinations will participate in the World Championships, each hosting a discipline, from 30 August to 14 September 2025. The opening ceremony will take place in Sion.

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Opening ceremony
Cross-Country (XCO)
E-Mountain Bike
Downhill (DHI)
Marathon (XCM)
Short Track (XCC)
Enduro (END)
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An avant-garde/forward-thinking project.

The 2025 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships will bring together seven World Championships within a single event lasting two weeks.

Prestigious destinations

Unparalleled visibility

Media coverage

Popular appeal

Sustainability

Legacy

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Les Championnats du monde offrent une occasion unique de développer encore plus le cyclisme et la pratique du MTB en Suisse et en Valais.

A project for the long term.

The World Championships offer a unique opportunity to further develop cycling and MTB in Valais and the whole of Switzerland.

Events 2024.

A unique opportunity from 2024 onwards to organize large-scale events that will increase popular enthusiasm and communication.

Cross Country

21-23.06.2024
UCI Mountain Bike Cross Country Olympic World Cup Crans-Montana & UCI Mountain Bike Short Track World Cup Crans-Montana

Enduro

12-14.07.2024
UCI Mountain Bike Enduro World Cup Aletsch Arena/Bellwald

Downhill

09-11.08.2024
UEC Mountain Bike Downhill European Championships Champéry

Marathon

23-24.08.2024
Grand Raid - Swiss Mountain Bike Race Marathon Grimentz-Verbier

Pump Track

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Velosolutions UCI Pump Track World Championships Switzerland Qualifier + Pump Track Valais/Wallis Final Monthey
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Legacy
Youth

• Encouraging cycling
• J+S instructors at the service of schoolchildren
• Harmonising club structures

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Legacy projects.

From 2023 until 2025, Valais 2025 aims to create a sustainable legacy for cycling and mountain biking in the Valais. To this end, it is developing and strengthening several projects alongside the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. These are based on four pillars: youth, women's participation, young riders and infrastructure.

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Women’s participation

• Supporting the growth of women's sport
• Develop #fastandfemaleSUI
• Communicating equality

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Sport
Young riders

•  Identifying and supporting talent
• Create the Cycling Academy Valais 2025
• Create a performance centre and training bases

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Championnats

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Key Figures.

Excellent visibility is guaranteed thanks to a large audience and influential partners as well as quality content production and distribution.

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live productions

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cumulative TV audience (SUI 4.6 million)

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followers on social networks

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countries reached

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athletes and accompanying persons

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spectators on site

Testimonials.

«A combination of seven World Championships, as planned at the MTB Championships, will put the spotlight on this sport like never before.»

Jolanda Neff (Olympic Champion Cross-Country)

«The geographical and temporal concentration of the various competitions will create a real MTB festival over two weeks, bringing together elite sport and sport for all.»

Patrick Hunger (Co-President Swiss Cycling)

«Valais/Wallis Promotion has made MTB one of its strategic priorities to promote the Valais in the future.»

Damian Constantin (Director Valais/Wallis Promotions)

«The Valais is renowned for its mountainous topography, which allows it to compete with the world's greatest spots.»

Frédéric Favre (State Councillor Canton Valais)

Destinations.

Partners.

Media Partners