Australian Cyclo-cross Championships delayed by COVID-19 lockdown

Cyclocross: 50th Otegem 2018
Illustration / Mud
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A mud loaded cyclo-cross course (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

After Australia's Cyclo-cross Championships was cancelled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation will now have to wait even longer to crown a new national champion in the discipline. 

The title deciding races, which were scheduled for August 21, have been postponed amid continuing lockdowns in the state of Victoria and beyond to try and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Simone Giuliani
Australia Editor

Simone is a degree-qualified journalist that has accumulated decades of wide-ranging experience while working across a variety of leading media organisations. She joined Cyclingnews as a Production Editor at the start of the 2021 season and has now moved into the role of Australia Editor. Previously she worked as a freelance writer, Australian Editor at Ella CyclingTips and as a correspondent for Reuters and Bloomberg. Cycling was initially purely a leisure pursuit for Simone, who started out as a business journalist, but in 2015 her career focus also shifted to the sport.