As part of the fight against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID19), Amaury Sport Organisation, with the agreement of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), has decided to not organise Paris-Roubaix (12th April), the Flèche Wallonne and the Flèche Wallonne Women (22nd April) and Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Liège-Bastogne-Liège Women (26th April) races on their scheduled dates.
In close collaboration with the UCI and with the assistance of the other parties concerned, the organisers have already begun working to try to organise new dates for these monuments, races to which teams, riders and spectators are deeply attached.
The cyclosportives Paris-Roubaix Challenge and Liège-Bastogne-Liège Challenge will also be postponed.
POSTPONEMENT OF 2020 TOUR DE YORKSHIRE AND ASDA TOUR DE YORKSHIRE WOMEN’S RACE
As part of the fight against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID19), Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation, co-organizers of the Tour de Yorkshire and of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s race, have decided to postpone the upcoming sixth edition of the annual cycle race scheduled to take placed between 30th April and 3rd May 2020.
Welcome to Yorkshire, ASO and British Cycling are working with the UCI to try to find alternative dates in the international cycling calendar for the race to take place. In alignment with this decision will be to postpone the Sportive (Tour de Yorkshire Ride) as well – the ride for 4,500 people takes part on the same roads and finish line as the Pros.