Vallnord World Cup cancelled due to coronavirus

Combined downhill and cross country event latest to be scrubbed from 2020 race calendar

April 14th, 2020 by | Posted in MTB | Tags: , , , , , ,

The slow cancellation of the 2020 mountain bike World Cup season continued today. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that it, along with the local organizers, has cancelled the Vallnord, Andorra combined downhill and cross country round.

The Andorra World Cup will no longer take place on from June 19-21, 2020. While some events have been rescheduled, Vallnord’s organizers will not be seeking a new date on the 2020 calendar.

2019 Vallnord Andorra WOrld Cup Downhill
Finn Iles racing the Vallnord World Cup in 2019. Image: Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool

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Like other sports events around the world, the 2020 World Cup season is slowly being upended by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Numerous downhill and cross country rounds are already cancelled or postponed. Because of the pandemic, the Enduro World Series, now joined with the UCI, has postponed three rounds.

See the full 2020 international race calendar for complete postponements, cancellations, and adjusted race dates.