The Tour de France will end one week before the Olympic Games as the UCI unveils the 2021 calendar – Tour de France 2020 – Cycling


The UCI has unveiled the dates for the 2021 cycling calendar, with the Tour de France ending one week before the start of the Tokyo Olympics.

The Olympics, which have been postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, run from July 23 to August 8, with road races scheduled for July 24, 25 and 28.

To avoid a conflict, the tour is scheduled from June 26 to July 18.

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The Giro d’Italia will take place from May 8 to 30 while the Vuelta a Espana will take place a week earlier than normal, from August 14 to September 5, to facilitate the transitions between the European Championships (September 11-12 ) and the world on the road. Championships (September 18-26).

The Tour of California and the RideLondon-Surrey Classic are not on the calendar.

A UCI statement said: “The UCI regrets the start of these two events and will work with the parties concerned to try and ensure the return to the top series for men’s professional road cycling in events taking place in these two important regions for high level cycling. “

Ride London will be on the women’s calendar on May 30, while both men’s and women’s Paris-Roubaix will be held on April 11.

Calendar of the Men’s WorldTour 2021

January 19-24: Santos Tour Down Under (Australia)

31 janvier: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Australie)

February 21-27: UAE Tour (United Arab Emirates)

27 février: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Elite (Belgique)

6 mars: Strade Bianche (Italy)

March 7 – 14: Paris-Nice (France)

10-16 mars: Tyrrhenian-Adriatic (Italy)

20 mars: Milan-Sanremo (Italy)

March 22-28: Cycling Tour of Catalonia (Spain)

March 24: AG Three days Bruges-De Panne (Belgium)

March 26: E3 BinckBank Classic (Belgique)

March 28: Gent-Wevelgem at Flanders Fields (Belgium)

March 31: Crossing Flanders – Across Flanders (Belgium)

April 4: Tour of Flanders – Tour of Flanders (Belgium)

April 5 – 10: Itzulia Pays Basque (Spain)

April 11: Paris-Roubaix (France)

April 18: Amstel Gold Race (Netherlands)

April 21: La Flèche Wallonne (Belgium)

April 25: Liège-Bastogne-Liège (Belgium)

April 27: May 2: Tour de Romandie (Switzerland)

May 1: Eschborn-Frankfurt (Germany)

8 – 30 never: Giro d’Italia (Italie)

May 30 – June 6: Critérium du Dauphiné (France)

6 – 13 June: Tour de Suisse (Switzerland)

26 June-18 July: Tour de France (France)

July 31: Donostia San Sebastian Classic (Spain)

9 – 15 July: Tour of Poland (Poland)

August 14 – September 5: The Cycling Tour of Spain (Spain)

August 15: EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg (Germany)

August 22: Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France (France)

August 30 – September 5: BinckBank Tour

September 10: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec (Canada)

September 12: Montreal Cycling Grand Prix (Canada)

October 9: Lombardy (Italy)

October 14 – 19: Gree – Tour du Guangxi (China)

2021 Women’s WorldTour Calendar

30 janvier: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race – Elite Women’s Race (Australie)

6 mars: Strade Bianche (Italy)

March 14: Tour de Drenthe (Netherlands)

March 21: Alfredo Binda Trophy – Municipality of Cittiglio (Italy)

March 25: AG Three-day Bruges – De Panne (Belgium)

March 28: Ghent – Wevelgem in Flanders Fields (Belgique)

April 4: Tour of Flanders / Tour of Flanders (Belgium)

April 11: Paris-Roubaix Women (France)

April 18: Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition (Netherlands)

April 21: La Flèche Wallonne Féminine (Belgium)

April 25: Liège – Bastogne – Liège Women (Belgium)

May 6 – 8: Visit of Chongming Island (China)

May 14-16: Women’s Tour (Spain)

May 20-23: Visit of Burgos Feminas (Spain)

May 30: RideLondon Classique (Great Britain)

June 7 – 12: Women’s Tour (Great Britain)

July 2 – 11: Giro d’Italia International Women (Italy)

July 18: La Course by Le Tour de France (France)

August 7: Postnord UCI WWT Vårgårda West Sweden TTT (Sweden)

August 8: Postnord UCI WWT Vårgårda West Sweden RR (Sweden)

August 12-15: Ladies Tour of Norway (Norway)

August 21: GP of Plouay – Lorient-Agglomeration Ceratizit Trophy (France)

August 24 – 29: Boels Ladies Tour (Netherlands)

September 3 – 5: Ceratizit Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta (Spain)

October 19: Tour du Guangxi – UCI Women’s WorldTour (China)

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