The RFEC suspends all national competitions for two weeks as a result of the coronavirus
The suspension of all competitions for the next two weeks by the Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) as a result of the preventive measures, containment and recommendations set to stop the spread of the coronavirus by the authorities also stop sine die the competitive activity of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team junior.
The junior structure of the Alberto Contador Foundation had planned to compete next weekend, March 21 and 22, both in the first edition of the Diego Cháfer Memorial at Llocnou d’En Fenollet (Valencia) and in the first edition of the Fallas Trophy at Xátiva (Valencia), originally the third round of the Spanish Cup.
The full statement of the RFEC:
“In view of the evolution of the situation generated by the transmission of the COVID-19, and in accordance with the preventive measures and recommendations expressed by the Ministry of Health and government authorities, we inform that the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation has taken the decision, together with the organizers, to suspend/defer* all cycling events on the national calendar scheduled for the next two weekends (March 14-15 and March 21-22) in order to ensure the health of athletes, coaches, referees, clubs and assistants and thus prevent the spread of COVID-19”.
(automatic translation, sorry for mistakes)