the Sport is still as a result of coronaviruskrisen, and now it also goes beyond the two major spring cycling classics Paris-Roubaix and Liège-Bastogne-Lìege.
the Organizer ASO informs in a press release, that the two monuments and the Fleche-Wallonne is exposed to a yet unknown date.
– In close collaboration with the UCI (The International Cykelunion, red.) and with the help of the other involved parties, the organizers have already begun work to find new dates for these monuments, says.
Paris-Roubaix should have been settled 12. april, while the Liège-Bastogne-Liège was scheduled two weeks later. Also the women’s edition of Fleche-Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège may be moved.
Hence, Jakob Fuglsang is not in the first instance the opportunity to repeat last year’s victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. At the apartment, he became the first briton in 22 years to win one of cycling’s five monuments.
the Settings comes after a large number of major cycling events have been either cancelled or postponed in recent weeks.
these include The Milan-Sanremo, Tirreno-Adriatico and the Strade Bianche in addition to a strip of belgian brostensklassikere.
on Friday, announced the organizers of the Giro d’italia, the major stage races not go as planned can begin in Hungary’s capital, Budapest, 9. may. It is yet unclear what will happen with the season’s first Grand Tour.
there are as Yet not taken a formal decision on the cykelkalenderens last remaining spring classic of Flanders-Round, which is scheduled to run 5. april.
the Riders were last in the saddle in etapeløbet the Paris-Nice run in the last week. The course was shortened from eight to seven stages, since the organizers chose to cancel the last stage.
Last year won the Danish Jakob Fuglsang Liège-Bastogne-Liège. A victory, which he has called the biggest in his career.