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Dwars door Nederland cancelled before first edition

By:
Cycling News
Published:
February 12, 2010, 10:47 GMT,
Updated:
February 12, 2010, 10:13 GMT
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Friday, February 12, 2010
The typical windmill and the breakaway riders Moreau, Thijs, Albasini and Schmitz

The typical windmill and the breakaway riders Moreau, Thijs, Albasini and Schmitz

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New Dutch stage race suffered financial problems, to take place in 2011

The new race Dwars door Nederland was scheduled to be run for the first time in June 2010, but has already been cancelled due to a lack of local funding.

“There weren't enough start and finish locations contracted,” Wim van Drunen, head of the organising committee, told the Belga news agency.

"The current economic situation and the fact that this year both the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia have attracted a number of Dutch provinces, are the cause," said Van Drunen. "For 2011 it looks significantly better. We are determined to hold Dwars door Nederland next year."

The 2.2 race had been scheduled for June 1- 9.

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