Antwerp World Cup Cyclo-cross round cancelled

Belgian Eli Iserbyt celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the mens elite race of the 7th stage out of 16 of the world cup cyclocross in Koksijde Sunday 21 November 2021 BELGA PHOTO DAVID STOCKMAN Photo by DAVID STOCKMANBELGA MAGAFP via Getty Images
Crowds cheering on home nation winner Eli Iserbyt (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) at Koksijde earlier this month as he looks back to see how far his competition is behind (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Antwerp, which was scheduled as the next round of the series on December 5, has reportedly been cancelled with organisers pulling the pin as a result of the impact of extra crowd measures that have been put in place amid a worsening COVID-19 situation in Belgium.

The last World Cup race in Belgium, Koksijde on November 21, went ahead but since then new rules have been introduced and while spectators would still be allowed stricter distancing and seating rules are being applied from November 29 through to December 15, when the Consultative Committee meets again to reassess the situation.

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