2500 of the world's best BMX riders compete for the World title at the UCI BMX World Championships held over five days in Denmark. 30 July 2011
The world's best BMX riders competes for the World Championship title at the UCI BMX World Championships 2011, being held for five days in Copenhagen, Denmark 27-31 July 2011. 2,500 BMX-riders from all over the world participates in the races.
During the Supercross races the 30 July 2011, the following riders became 2011 UCI BMX World Champions: Melinda McLeod from Australia (Junior Women, Gold medal), Abbie Taylor from Great Britain (Junior Women, Silver medal), Brooke Crain from USA (Junior Women, Bronze medal). Alfredo Campo from Ecuador (Junior Man, Gold medal), Trent Woodcock from New Zealand (Junior Man, Silver medal), Antonin Dupire from France (Junior Man, Bronze medal). Mariana Pajon from Colombia (Elite Women, Gold medal), Sarah Walker from New Zealand (Elite Women, Silver medal), Magalie Pottier from France (Elite Women, Bronze medal). Joris Daudet from France (Elite Men, Gold medal), Maris Strombergs from Latvia (Elite Men, Silver medal), Marc Willers from New Zealand (Elite Men, Bronze medal).
Union Cycliste Internationale has announced Copenhagen's BMX-track as Europe's best. The track will become a training venue for the world elite in preparation for the Olympic Games 2010 in London.