Spekenbrink: For the Tour to be run, it must be safe

Team Sunweb manager Iwan Spekenbrink at the presentation of the 2019 team
Sunweb manager Iwan Spekenbrink at the 2019 team presentation (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Team Sunweb general manager Iwan Spekenbrink is the latest person from the world of cycling to comment on the uncertain future of the Tour de France, which could yet be postponed due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The Dutchman said that safety is the number one priority factoring into any decision about the Tour's future, and that government advice and rules have to be followed before racing can return.

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