Luxor “greatest open-air museum” welcome the African Road Championships 2017









The African Continental Road Championships take place in the city of antiques "Luxor" in Egypt during the period from 13 till 19 of February 2017 as per the hereinafter program.

The Races

Team Time Trial
Men Elites & U23
Women Elites
Men Juniors
Women Juniors Individual Time Trial
Men Elites & U23
Women Elites
Men Juniors
Women Juniors Road Race
Men Elites & U23
Women Elites
Men Juniors
Women Juniors

Races Program

Day Date Start Time Event Distance
1st day 13/02 10:00 Technical meeting
01:00pm Junior Men Team Time Trial 26.5 km
03:30pm Junior Women Team Time Trial 26.5 km
2nd day 14/02 09:00 Elite Women Team Time Trial 43 km
12:00 Elite Men & U 23 Team Time Trial 57 km
3rd day 15/02 09:00 Junior Men Individual Time Trial 29 km
12:30 Junior Women Individual Time Trial 15 km
4th day 16/02
09:00 Elite Women Individual Time Trial 29 km
11:30 Elite Men & U 23 Individual Time Trial 43 km
5th day 17/02 09:00 Junior Men Road Race 99 km
01:00pm Junior Women Road Race 71 km
6th day 18/02 09:00 Elite Women Road Race 99 km
7th day 19/02 09:00 Elite Men & U 23 Road Race 169 km


More than 150 riders from about 24 countries take part in the championships. Some of them are enthusiastic to defend their continental title, other are looking forward to record their best continental ranking and other made their first step in the continental competition.

The event records the increase of participation number of women cyclists. This was due to the development process of cycling and the training camp organized before the championships, which was dedicated for only women cyclists.

Horus's eye – the logo of the championships – is watching our African champions and promising youth.




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