A number of choices are being thought-about for the 2021 Santos Tour Down Beneath bike race, which often attracts hundreds of individuals to South Australia each January.
On July 31, an announcement shared on the Tour Down Beneath’s web site mentioned organisers had been dedicated to delivering a COVID-Secure occasion, and would proceed to observe the state of affairs and work intently with SA Well being and world sports activities biking governing physique Union Cycliste Internationale.
However in an announcement to The Commonplace, Occasions South Australia mentioned numerous choices for the occasion had been being regarded into.
“Occasions South Australia is presently working by means of the 2021 Santos Tour Down Beneath race routes and related actions across the races,” the assertion mentioned.
“A number of situations are being thought-about, and as all the time, we proceed to discover how we are able to greatest assist Adelaide and regional South Australia by means of the occasion.
“We proceed to interact native councils as we work by means of the completely different situations for 2021.”
The Rural Metropolis of Murray Bridge submitted an expression of curiosity to host a stage begin or end of the 2021 Tour Down Beneath.
Council chief govt officer Michael Sedgman mentioned final month that the council had not obtained affirmation about whether or not their software had been profitable.
“We submitted an expression of curiosity and we’re awaiting recommendation from the Tour Down Beneath in relation to COVID-19,” he mentioned.
“Our occasions workers are persevering with to liaise with the Tour Down Beneath.”
He mentioned a precise timeline on affirmation of the occasion’s future, together with whether or not or not the agricultural metropolis can be a number, was not clear.
“We might hope to have a clearer concept as we transfer into October,” he mentioned.
Coorong District Council, District Council of Karoonda East Murray, and Mid Murray Council didn’t apply to have a stage begin or end for the 2021 occasion.
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