Vuelta a Murcia could move to May amid worsening pandemic

Cycling: Murcia Tour / Vuelta Murcia / Etapa 1 / Stage 1 /
MEURISSE, Xandro (BEL) /
Los Alcázares - Caravaca De la Cruz (177,6 Km) 14-02-2020/
Cycling: Murcia Tour / Vuelta Murcia / Etapa 1 / Stage 1 /
Luis Angel Gomez
Xandro Meurisse won the overall at the 2020 Vuelta a Murcia (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The 2021 Vuelta Ciclista a Murcia may be the latest race to adjust its dates because of the continued coronavirus conditions, looking to move its February 12-13 dates to May, according to a number of Spanish news outlets. Television station La 7 Deportes went as far as reporting on social media that the event had been postponed until the end of May, due to the “health situation in the region.”

“The competition will be held on the scheduled dates for the time being, but it is true that the health situation is very serious. We do not rule out that we will request a postponement from the UCI,” race organizer Francisco Guzmán said to Ciclo 21.

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