The 41st Cycling Tour of the Area of Murcia, scheduled for February 12 and 13, has been postponed due to the coronavirus to the weekend of May 21 and 22, in accordance to the Murcian Cycling Race Organizing Membership, accountable for the one worldwide sporting occasion in that group.
“It is already sure that we is not going to set up the check in February as a result of it can’t be and we’ve requested the Skilled Cycling Council to give you the option to do it that weekend in May and we don’t imagine that there shall be issues for this to occur “, signifies Francisco Guzmán, common director of the Murcian spherical. This council will transmit the request acquired to the Worldwide Cycling Union (UCI) and the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC). If the dates are confirmed, it’s going to happen after the rounds of Asturias, Madrid and Mallorca, additionally set for May, and will coincide with the Giro d’Italia, that can make a number of the runners who had been going to be in Murcia to fall off the poster.
“It is inevitable, though the principle factor for these of us who set up it is that there be a race and it shouldn’t be misplaced on this troublesome 12 months for everybody. We wish to proceed this occasion yet another 12 months and though it is a disgrace to have to modify the plans, it is what we should do, taking into consideration that there are different points which are extra necessary than sport, “says Guzmán.
16 groups from the World Tour class had already confirmed their presence and it was going to have one of the vital necessary participations within the historical past of this occasion, which now “will undergo, in fact, as a result of the Giro will appeal to many runners, however there have been no extra dates out there. We wish everybody to come Murcia, with Alejandro Valverde on the helm, since it’s going to absolutely be his final 12 months as a skilled, and give him the tribute he deserves in his land, though it’s going to rely on his calendar. Luis León Sánchez, Rubén Fernández, José Joaquín Rojas and Miguel Ballesteros, who has signed for Electro Hiper Europa “, he feedback.
It additionally says that every one the municipalities that had proven curiosity in being the place to begin or objective “see the change nicely” and “proceed to present their help”, in addition to Banco Sabadell, fundamental sponsor, and the Basic Directorate of Sports activities of the autonomous group, whose presence is key to sustaining a funds of round 200,000 euros.