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The Vuelta a España is left without the end of the Tourmalet stage

The organization of the Vuelta has decided that the end of the 6th stage that ended at the Tourmalet be modified.

Before him  state of health emergency decreed in France and, given the restrictions generally established by its national government, which have also affected the route that the Giro d'Italia had planned through French territory,  The Vuelta will not be able to conclude its 6th stage at the Col du Tourmalet  next Sunday, October 25.

La Vuelta, has officially published the new route and has confirmed that the platoon will not cross into France and that will change the route completely

The organization has sought in Huesca a alternative ending at the Formigal ski resort  at 1.790 meters high and 3.040 meters of accumulated unevenness throughout the stage

Although the departure is maintained in Biescas, the route changes and now the  Alto de Petralba (3rd category), the Alto de Cotefablo (2nd category) and the stage will end in the Formigal ski resort

We remember that in this port, Alberto Contador destroyed the race in 2016, leaving Chris Froome behind and leaving the general sentenced in favor of Nairo Quintana.

New stage 6th Vuelta España 2020
New stage 6th Vuelta España 2020
Further information: https://www.lavuelta.es/

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