No room for Volta a Catalunya in revised 2020 calendar

Miguel Ángel López was crowned winner of the 2019 Volta (Image credit: Getty Images)

Despite efforts to rearrange what would have been a celebratory centenary edition, the Volta a Catalunya will not take place in 2020, the organisers announced on Monday. 

The week-long WorldTour race will instead mark its 100th edition in 2021, in its usual slot in the last week of March.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.