The Netherlands also offers to host the World Cups

According to Wielerflits, Drenthe and Groningen could host the World Cup event after not being able to be held in Aigle-Martigny due to the coronavirus pandemic.


With just under a month to go until the 2020 Road Cycling World Championships (September 20-27), potential venues to host the championships continue to appear after the rejection of Aigle-Martigny, the original venue, due to restrictions in Switzerland over the coronavirus pandemic

In recent weeks there have been multiple alternatives to celebrate the World Cups, with France and Italy as great candidates. However, other countries such as the Netherlands could also present their candidacy.

According to the Dutch portal Wielerflits, the Drenthe region, which already submitted its candidacy in 2017 although it withdrew from it, would have taken the step to apply as the venue for the test and in fact indicate that they would be preparing the reports to present their proposal to ICU.

This means indicates that the route would consist of a circuit that has been carried out in the Netherlands Championships and that it would include the demanding climb to Col du Vam, and that the region has positive aspects in terms of health aspects, since the Drenthe area It has only required four hospitalizations in the last 16 weeks and there have been no deaths from coronavirus in the vicinity of Vam.

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