The Giro d’Italia has come to be the largest cycling race to be postponed as a result of coronavirus outbreak up to now.
The excursion of Italy was scheduled to begin in Hungary at May however the nation has announced a state of crisis.
Race organisers state a conclusion on whether case wouldn’t be made before April 3.
“All parties have agreed that they will work together to enable the Giro d’Italia to depart from Hungary at a later time,” RCS Sport said.
Briton’s Simon Yates, who missed out on winning the 2018 variant of this race after leading for much of occasion, was lined up to compete because of his Michelton-Scott team. Team Ineos were due to participate.
Richard Carapaz, who currently rides for Team Ineos, won the overall classification race in last year’s event, getting the first Ecuadorian rider to achieve that.
Another prestigious cycling event, Milan-San Remo race, was postponed due to Covid-19.
The eighth and last phase of Paris-Nice on Sunday has additionally been cancelled however Friday and Saturday’s phases will proceed.