The UCI announces revised 2020 WorldTour Racing Calendar
A revised 2020 UCI WorldTour calendar starts with Strade Bianche on 1st August and will finish with the Vuelta Ciclista a España on 8 November
The series includes 25 events, with five events already held at the beginning of the season - Santos Tour Down Under (Australia), Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Australia), UAE Tour (United Arab Emirates), Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Elite (Belgium) and Paris-Nice (France).
Six events have been cancelled, the E3 BinckBank Classic (Belgium), Tour de Romandie (Switzerland), Tour de Suisse (Switzerland), Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (Spain), Itzulia Basque Country (Spain) and Donostia San Sebastian Klasikoa (Spain).
Featuring among the 25 events are 17 one-day races, including the five Monuments (Milano-Sanremo, Tour des Flandres, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège et Il Lombardia) and eight stage races, including the three Grands Tours.
Regarding the Grands Tours, the length of the Vuelta Ciclistica a España (20 October - 8 November) has been shortened by one weekend,not starting in the Netherlands.
The length of the Giro d’Italia remains unchanged.
The Aigle-Martigny 2020 UCI Road World Championships are taking place in Switzerland at the scheduled dates, the 2020 season contains a large majority of the most prestigious races on the UCI International Road Calendar.
The new dates of events on the 2020 UCI WorldTour calendar are as follows:
-1st August: Strade Bianche (Italy)
-5-9 August: Tour de Pologne (Poland)
-8 August: Milano-Sanremo (Italy)
-12-16 August: Critérium du Dauphiné (France)
-16 August: Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic (Great Britain)
-25 August: Bretagne Classic - Ouest-France (France)
-29 August -20 September : Tour de France (France)
-7-14 September: Tirreno-Adriatico (Italy)
-11 September: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec (Canada)
-13 September: Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal (Canada)
-29 September -3 October: BinckBank Tour
-30 September: La Flèche Wallonne (Belgium)
-3-25 October: Giro d'Italia (Italy)
-4 October: Liège-Bastogne-Liège (Belgium)
-10 October: Amstel Gold Race (the Netherlands)
-11 October: Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields (Belgium)
-14 October: A Travers la Flandre (Belgium)
-15-20 October: Gree - Tour of Guangxi (China)
-18 October: Tour des Flandres (Belgium)
-20 October - 8 November: Vuelta Ciclista a España (Spain)
-21 October: Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne (Belgium)
-25 October: Paris-Roubaix (France)
-31 October: Il Lombardia (Italy)