14 Apr 2020 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: round in Vallnord – Pal Arinsal cancelled
The International Cycling Union (UCI) and EMAP (Vallnord – Pal Arinsal) have decided to cancel the fifth round of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz UCI MTB World Cup in Andorra. This event would have taken place in Vallnord – Pal Arinsal from June 16 to 21, 2020. However, the Andorra World Cup organizing team is working to postponed the event for 2021.
2020, 14th April, La Massana.- Due to the corrent global pandemic of the Covid-19, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Vallnord – Pal Arinsal must announce that the fifth round Mercedes-Benz UCI 2020 MTB MTB World Cup, which was expected to take place from 16 to 21 June 21, 2020, has been canceled.
The decision has been taken as a sense of responsibility. The running of the event could have posed a risk to the health and safety of all runners, participants and fans. Vallnord – Pal Arinsal is already working with the UCI, to postpone this test for the calendar of the year 2021, as it is being done at other sporting events.
Vallnord – Pal Arinsal regrets the situation and emphasizes that it has been a very difficult decision as it is one of the most important events for the ski station & Bike Park and for the country. Vallnord – Pal Arinsal would have hosted the eighth edition this year and want to take the opportunity to thank as always, for the trust and support of all those involved, as well as runners, collaborators, sponsors and teams.