“All of the 681 PCR carried out to the race bubble on the second rest day (528 corresponding to the teams and their personnel and the rest to organizational personnel belonging to level 2 of the bubble), have given a negative result” La Vuelta and the UCI reported.

All members of the ‘race bubble’, which includes cyclists, coaching staff and part of the organization staff, underwent a new PCR test campaign coinciding with the second rest day, in A Coruña.

It is the fourth PCR campaign carried out in La Vuelta 2020 after those presented by the accredited before arriving in Irun, a second campaign carried out two days before the start of the race and a third control of the entire ‘bubble’ in the first day of rest.

“The objective is to guarantee to the runners and to all the people accredited in La Vuelta, the quality of the health ecosystem in which the test is being developed,” said La Vuelta.

The organization of La Vuelta and the UCI want to reiterate their “most sincere gratitude” to all the teams and riders for the “collaboration and self-responsibility” they have shown and which they hope will continue until arriving in Madrid this Sunday.