The tour of Britain was canceled due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II


The organization of the Tour of Great Britain announced this Friday, through an official statement, the definitive suspension of the remaining stages held and the end of the trial following the death of the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, as a show of mourning and respect for the monarch.

“The organization of the Tour of Britain, along with the teams, riders and officials involved in the event, sends its deepest condolences to the Royal Family at this sad time,” the statement said, with condolences from the competition organization .

The decision, made in accordance “with stakeholders and partners in light of operational circumstances”, This comes hours after the sixth episode, which takes place today, was also cancelledalso citing reasons such as “the understandable strain on police resources at this time.”

In this way, “the winner of the Tour of Britain 2022 will be the Spanish Gonzalo Serrano (Movistar)” He assured in the letter the organization of the Tour of Great Britain, which will take as definitive the final classification established after the fifth stage on Thursday, in which Serrano won.

The 38-year-old cyclist from Madrid finally took three seconds from the British Tom Pidcock (INEOS Grenadiers), and seven more to Spanish Omar Fraile, Pidcocck’s partner, third, and Canadian Benjamin Perry (WiV SunGod), fourth.

In addition, the respective leaders of the other ranks, such as Tom Pidcock (Dodl points), Mathijs Paasschens (Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB) in the “King of the Mountains” and Matthew Teggart (WiV SunGod) in the sprints, will be declared the winners of those competitions.

Source: La Verdad


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