Crowds limited at Il Lombardia due to COVID-19 risks

Bauke Mollema
Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) wins the 2019 Il Lombardia (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Saturday's Il Lombardia will be raced with limited crowds along the roadside, with the local authorities banning spectators from gathering at the finish in Como and on the key climbs of the Colle del Ghisallo and the Muro di Sormano.

According to a report in the local Corriere di Como newspaper, the local Prefecture has declared the finish area 'off limits', so that crowds do not gather to see the finish and the podium ceremony. There will also be no big screen to show the race.

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