Coronavirus has me worried over Milan-San Remo, says Vegni

Mauro Vegni organises a number of big races in Italy (Image credit: Getty Images)

Mauro Vegni, head of the race organisation for Strade Bianche, Milan-San Remo, Tirreno-Adriatico, and the Giro d’Italia, has expressed his concern over the recent spike in coronavirus cases in Italy.

Over the last few days, small pockets of Italy - mainly around Lombardy - have been put on lockdown after the nation saw diagnosed cases rise from just a handful to well over 250.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.