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Sports Tour de France: Denmark’s Grand Depart delayed to 2022

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Brussels hosted the 2019 Grand DepartThe Tour de France's planned start in Denmark in 2021 - the three-day Grand Depart - has been moved back a year.Last week, the start of the 2021 Tour was brought forward by six days so it would not clash with the men's road race at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.But…
Sports Tour de France: Denmark’s Grand Depart delayed to 2022

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Brussels hosted the 2019 Enormous Leave

The Tour de France’s deliberate commence in Denmark in 2021 – the three-day Enormous Leave – has been moved lend a hand a year.

Final week, the commence of the 2021 Tour used to be introduced forward by six days so it will probably possibly no longer conflict with the boys’s facet road fling on the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.

However the fresh commence date of 26 June is 2 days earlier than Copenhagen is due to host a closing-16 match in the rearranged Euro 2020 football match.

The Danish Enormous Leave will now to find space from 1-3 July 2022.

“I’m happy that now we have succeeded in securing a Danish Tour commence in 2022,” acknowledged mayor of Copenhagen and chairman of the Danish Enormous Leave, Frank Jensen.

The 2020 Enormous Leave is due to to find space in Nice from 29-31 August – the first time the commence will have taken space in mainland France since 2016.

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