The international Cycling Union (UCI) has suspended competition in all disciplines from March 15 until at least April 3 in connection with the spread of coronavirus infection, reported on the organization’s website.
During this time will be frozen all UCI ranking points to maintain the parity of the sports racers. Also, the report notes that the UCI has asked the international Olympic Committee and international Paralympic Committee retroactively from March 3, to cancel the qualification tournaments for the Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo in those Cycling disciplines in which selection has not been completed: mountain bike, BMX and mountain-bike at the Paralympics.
The new dates of the competition will be announced later. It is emphasized that this decision will ensure sporting fairness in the awarding of the Olympic quotas.