• RCS Sport released this photo of Monte San Vicino on 13 March 2016 (RCS Sport)Source: RCS Sport
With common sense prevailing, race organisers have cancelled the stage from Foligno to Monte San Vicino.
Cycling Central

RCS Sport
13 Mar 2016 - 10:47 AM  UPDATED 13 Mar 2016 - 11:00 AM

Tirreno-Adriatico organisers, RCS Sport released the following statement. 

"By application of the “Extreme Weather Protocol”, in the presence of:

  • Mauro Vegni, RCS Director
  • Jérôme Lappartient, Chief Commissaire
  • Jan Boven, DS Lotto Jumbo, AIGCP representative
  • Cristiano Salvato, CPA representative
  • Dr. Gianluca Porroni, Commander of the State Police (Polizia di Stato) escort
  • Prof. Giovanni Tredici, CMO

Given the weather forecast for stage 5, Foligno-Monte San Vicino: rain - extreme temperatures - risk of snowfall above 800 metres, the parties hereto agree to cancel stage 5, as scheduled, so as to prevent any possible risk for general safety and for the health of riders."


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