Vuelta a España race director: Completing race was 'a very difficult challenge'

Vuelta a España race director Javier Guillén
Vuelta a España race director Javier Guillén (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The race director of the Vuelta a España, Javier Guillén, has told the Spanish media that finishing the rescheduled and shortened Spanish Grand Tour this year, in the face of a second wave of the coronavirus in Europe, had been a huge challenge, and that he hopes that the Vuelta can return to its usual August calendar slot next year.

This year's race was moved from a calendar slot of August 14-September 6 to October 20-November 8, with the final day in Madrid pulling the curtain down on the interrupted and elongated 2020 season.

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