Riders will beat the heat at Doha 2016 worlds


RICHMOND, United States: For all the concern about severe heat in staging the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, organizers of next year’s World Road Cycling Championship in Doha have no such worries. Officials revealed course details Thursday for the October 8-16, 2016 event in Qatar, the first staging of the event in the Middle East, and said plans have been made for extra water stations to combat dehydration. Average October high temperatures in the Doha area run between 34-40 degrees Celsius (93-104 F) with the monthly average high near 39.



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