Paris-Roubaix 2021 Officially Postponed Until October

Paris-Roubaix 2021 officially postponed until October

Will Strickson 1 Apr 2021 Following rumours and speculation over whether the race would go ahead this April, UCI has now confirmed new dates of 2nd and 3rd October Paris-Roubaix has been officially postponed and will now take place in October, with the inaugural women's race pushed to Saturday 2nd October and the men's race to Sunday 3rd. This follows weeks of speculation and rumour after the French regions through which the Hell of the North passes went into lockdown, and with a three-week national lockdown now being imposed in France the UCI has confirmed that the planned 11th April date is no longer viable. Christian Prudhomme, cycling director of race organiser ASO, said, 'An eminently popular classic, coveted by many great champions, followed by millions of fans and televised in 190 countries, Paris-Roubaix is also a source of pride for the whole of the Hauts de France region, which ...

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