Olympic Games quarantine could disrupt rider strategies for Tour de France and Giro Rosa

Mathieu van der Poel has said he will prioritize the Tokyo Olympic Game titles and may have to pass up the 2021 Tour de France immediately after reports emerged that athletes will have to quarantine in Japan for 14 days in advance of competitiveness starts off. 

The 2021 Tour de France is scheduled to conclusion in Paris on July 18, with the men’s street race just six days later on Saturday, July 24. The men are not the only kinds with tricky choices to make in their 2021 programmes: the women’s street race on Sunday, July 25 arrives 14 times right after the complete of the Giro Rosa on July 11.