2020 Tour de l'Avenir cancelled due to coronavirus

The final Avenir podium (l-r): Andrew Talansky, Alexander Quintana and Jarlinson Pantano Gomez.
Nairo Quintana won the Tour de l'Avenir in 2010 ahead of Andrew Talansky and Jarlinson Pantano (Image credit: Lilana Echeverri)

Organisers of the Tour de l'Avenir, Alpes Vélo, have chosen to cancel the 2020 edition of the premier under-23 stage race because of difficulties in securing the race against the coronavirus pandemic.

The 57th edition of the race was scheduled to take place as a reduced six-stage race from August 14 to 19, down from the usual ten stages.

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