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“ASO-Unipublic totally reject this proposal to shorten the Vuelta a Espana to only two weeks,” Vuelta a Espana director Javier Guillen said. 

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18.09.2014 @ 19:17 Posted by Aleksandra Górska

According to Ciclismo a Fondo, Vuelta a Espana director Javier Guillen has rejected a proposition of shortening the Spanish Grand Tour to just two-week long event, made by the Association of Professional Cyclists (ACP Cycling) during a meeting held last week in Pamplona.

 

It wasn’t the first time when a suggestion has been made that the Vuelta should last only two weeks, but Guillen stated that it will not happen as long as ASO-Unipublic are responsible for organizing the event as it would have a disastrous consequences for the relevance and prestige of the Spanish Grand Tour.

 

“ASO-Unipublic totally reject this proposal to shorten the Vuelta a Espana to only two weeks,” Guillen said. “The reform [of professional cycling] is being discussed, but everything is up in the air right now and these were only mere proposals.”

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