Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana plans for future WorldTour status

New Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana race leader Tadej Pogacar
Tadej Pogacar of UAE Team Emirates won the overall title at the 2020 Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Spain’s first stage race of the season, the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, has officially announced it will aim for WorldTour status in the next three to four years. And it has also confirmed that 2021’s race will include a 21km individual time trial, after the hiatus in that discipline in 2020.

Following the suspension of the Santos Tour Down Under and the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Race in January, Valenciana, which runs from February 3 to 7, is currently the highest-ranked opening stage race for the 2021 season. Last year's edition was won last year by Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates).

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