Course

THE COURSE CONSISTS OF 3 PARTS

Part 1: Large bridge connecting the two parts (Koningin Astridlaan). The bridge is 135 m long and 8 m high. The gradient is 21% on both sides. Along the beach the course ascends for 55 m and along the side of the Hippodrome it ascends for 35 m.

Part 2: The beach

Part 3: Horse racecourse consisting of cinder and grass sections. This undulating part is very technical.

The course

The 2,900-metre course is divided into 8 sectors:

  • Grass = 1,326 m
  • Cinder = 404 m
  • Sand and improved sand surface = 565 m
  • Bridges = 400 m
  • Asphalt / concrete paving = 205 m
World Championships Cyclo-Cross Ostend map

Organisation

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