Paris-Roubaix has been cancelled. The 118 th volume of the iconic hasten was due to have its first women’s version this season, and was scheduled for October 25. Due to the worsening COVID-1 9 situation in states in the region around Lille, close to the finish in Roubaix, the French regional and national authorities have requested the cancellation of the event.
Paris-Roubaix makes residence in the most northern districts of France: Nord, Pas de Calais and Picardie. The COVID-1 9 place, especially in the region of Lille, has been exacerbated substantially in the past few weeks. The French state ministry had to change the region’s code from red to deep red, the maximum alert level in France.
In the past few days the report coming from France was not encouraging, yet countless units scheduled a recon of the Classic and shared pictures of muddy cobbled areas with the world countries. There were plans to clear all the sectors of populace and procreate the Roubaix velodrome a’ area interdit’ for spectators but despite the efforts of organizer ASO the regional and national authorities deemed the sanitary probabilities too high.
This is the second time Paris-Roubaix has been affected by COVID-1 9 this year — earlier in the season the scoot was moved from April to October as coronavirus swept countries around the world. The 118 th Paris-Roubaix for men and inaugural publication for women is now scheduled for Sunday April 11, 2021.
The remaining UCI WorldTour calendar for men includes the ongoing Giro d’Italia, Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders, the Vuelta a Espana and the AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne.
The UCI Women’s Worldtour is down to four races: Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders, AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne and the Ceratizit Madrid Challenge.
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