Ronde van Drenthe organisers already looking to move to October in 2021

Christine Majerus leads the peloton on Dalakersweg at Ronde van Drenthe
Christine Majerus leads the peloton on Dalakersweg at Ronde van Drenthe (Image credit: Sean Robinson/Velofocus)

Organisers of the Ronde van Drenthe Women's WorldTour and men's 1.1-ranked races are already appealing to the UCI for a move from the normal March dates to October in 2021 in order to avoid another cancellation because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 2020 Women's WorldTour race was scheduled for March 15 at the very beginning of the pandemic in Europe when cases in the Netherlands were averaging less than 100 new COVID-19 diagnoses per day. The latest figures are over 10,000 new cases per day and rising.

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