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Tour of England abandoned off mid-race Queen’s death

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Tour of England abandoned  off mid-race Queen's death

Tour of England abandoned off mid-race Queen’s death

Thursday’s UK tour was abandoned midway through the tournament following the Queen’s death.

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The race was scheduled to continue on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but organizers said the final three days would be canceled out of respect and a need to reallocate police resources.

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Movistar driver Gonzalo Serrano was declared the winner after leading the points standings after Thursday’s stage, which ended before the Queen’s death was announced. Jordi Meeus won the West Bridgeford stage in the sprint at Mansfield.

The respective points leaders Tom Pidcock (Points), Mathijs Paasschens (King of the Mountain) and Matthew Teggart (Sprint) were selected as the winners of these races.

The organisers said: “This decision was made in consultation with stakeholders and partners based on operational circumstances, including the current understandable reallocation of police resources. At this sad time, the organisers of the Tour of England and those involved in the The teams, drivers and officials at the event extend their deepest condolences to the Royal Family.”

Evenepoel makes a statement at La Vuelta

La Vuelta’s overall frontrunner Remco Evenepoel won Thursday’s 18th stage as he blocked a series of attacks and sprinted to the summit to claim the title.

It was the second stage win for the 22-year-old Belgian from the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team.

“It was the most perfect day ever,” Evenepoel said. “The victory at La Vuelta is not over yet, the early stages are really tough. They will definitely attack me. But maybe it’s easier to control now because I think my legs are really good. It’s good for me and Team.” The past three days. ”

His big stage victory came a day after his closest rival, three-time defending champion Primoz Roglic, retired with a fall injury.

Evenepoel was just over two minutes behind Movistar’s second-placed Enric Mas. The Spaniard followed Evernepoel on Thursday, just two seconds behind him at the Alto de Piornal.

Evenepoel has led the sixth stage since Johan De Muynck won the 1978 Giro d’Italia, the Belgian’s longest run at the Grand Tour. It was Belgium’s last victory in the three-week tournament.

Stage 19 on Friday was a short with two mountain passes at Talavera de la Reina. The game ends in Madrid on Sunday.

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