DOHA, – Qatar Airways will be the official airline sponsor of the UCI Road World Championships, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced.

The world-class event is taking place in Doha from Oct 9-16.

As the official airline sponsor of the race, Qatar Airways will fly competitors from all corners of the globe to take part, and Qatar Airways Cargo will transport hundreds of high-performance road bikes to Doha.

The renowned cycling race will see 1,000 racers from 75 countries compete, for the prestigious title, cheered on by 30,000 fans and millions of spectators from all over the world.

This annual cycling competition began in 1921, and the State of Qatar will be the first Middle Eastern country to host the world famous event.

Qatar Airways, a global-leading airline, is sponsoring a number of sporting events around the world.

The list includes FC Barcelona, Saudi Professional League winners, Al Ahli Saudi Football Club, International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), and the Qatar Total Open, part of the Women’s Tennis Association Championships.

Source: Name News Network