Aug 22, 2021, 9:41 AM
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COVID-19 cancels  2021 Tour of Azerbaijan in Iran

Tabriz, IRNA - The head of the East Azarbaijan Province Cycling Board and the technical director of Tour of Azarbaijan (Iran) 2021 said that the oldest multiple stage road bicycle racing was canceled for the second consecutive year due to COVID-19 outbreak.

Rasoul Hashemkandi said here on Sunday that because of COVID-19 outbreak this multiple stage road bicycle racing can not be held this year.

He added that of course, nothing will happen for the ranking of this tour because coronavirus is a global issue and many other big events and other tours around the world have been canceled because of the virus.

Tour of Azerbaijan (Iran), also known as the Tour of Iranian Azarbaijan, is an annual multiple stage road bicycle racing held in Iran since 1986, named after Iranian Azarbaijan region.


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