A statement released by FERWACY today shows that the decisions is meant to adhere to COVID-19 directives.
“In a bid to adhere to new COVID-19 preventive measures, the National Cycling Championship 2020 scheduled on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th December has been canceled,” reads the statement.
On the first day of the championship, racers in the category junior men and women would race for 25km track from Nyamata-Mbyo-Nyamata in Individual Time Trial (ITT) while men Elite and U23 would set off from Ramiro heading to Nyamata covering 41.8km.
On the second day of the championship, racers were supposed to use one of routes set for Tour du Rwanda 2021 whereby women racers would set off from Kisaro sector to cross the finishing line at Kanyinya (MAGERWA) covering 71 kilometers.
Men juniors had to set off from Rukomo in Gicumbi district heading to Kanyinya (MAGERWA) covering 90km while Men Elite&U23 had to depart Gatsata to cross the finish at Kanyinya (MAGERWA) following the track from Gatsata-Gicumbi-Base-Nyirangarama-Kanyinya covering 139km.