The latest confirmations for the Pan American Road Championship and simultaneously the Caribbean Championship of the same modality, from August 12 to 15, show the thick list of 374 runners from 31 nations, who will be looking for places for the I Pan American Games in Cali.
As reported by COPACI, these events needed a readjustment in their calendar given the pandemic and now the Dominican Federation has everything planned for its celebration in Santa Domingo, complying with the strict protocols established by the UCI and the host country.
For the Caribbean area, 17 nations with very numerous delegations have already reported their presence: Curaçao (8), Haiti (10),), Saint Vincent (5), Bermuda (7), Barbados (5), Grand Cayman (3) , Saint Martin (4), Cuba (16), Grenada (2), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Dominica (4), Puerto Rico (10), Bahamas (8), Anguilla (8), Antigua (7), Jamaica (15), the hosts of the Dominican Republic with 22.
The list of countries is completed by the formations of Central and South America: Colombia (24), Ecuador (21), Venezuela (26), Brazil (22), Paraguay (7), Guatemala (15) Bolivia (16), Chile (23 ), Honduras (4), Uruguay (14), Costa Rica (18), Nicaragua (12), Panama (18) and Peru (15).
The Dominican Cycling Federation (Fedoci) announced today that everything is ready for the celebration of the two qualifying events, informed Jorge Blas Diaz, president of Fedoci.
“All athletes who will come to the two events must bring a negative PCR, in addition to the event is bubble type, so random tests will be done, to preserve the health of the event and the athletes,” he indicates.
The events will be supervised by the International Cycling Union and the Pan American Confederation of that sport, since they are eligible for the ranking.
The event is supported by OMSA, an institution that will mobilize athletes and coaches; the Economic Dining Rooms, which will supply food; in addition to the Mayor’s Office of the National District (ADN), on behalf of Mayor Carolina Mejía. The Ministries of Health and Sports, and the Dominican Olympic Committee