The world is still shocked by the news of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale that has devastated numerous municipalities in the vicinity of the city of Gaziantep and also numerous towns in Syria very close to the border with Turkey.

As a result of the severity of the earthquake, which has already left nearly 500 dead in Syria and 900 in Turkey, several sporting events have already proposed their suspension due to the catastrophe that has occurred in the country.

One of these tests is the Tour of Antalya, scheduled for February 9-12 and which the organization has decided to cancel due to the earthquake.

The organization of the test has confirmed the suspension of the test with a statement in which it sends a message of encouragement to all those who have been affected by the tremor.

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake has brought terror to the country. From the organization they sent a message of support to the Turkish and Syrian citizens, affected by the misfortune.

As for the races, this week Murcia, Almería and Jaén (next Monday) will be held as the most attractive tests together with the Tour of Oman.

“Get well soon! We wish God’s mercy for our citizens who lost their lives due to the earthquake felt in many of our cities. Our condolences to their families and a speedy recovery to the injured,” the UCI ratified in its publication.

Source: Agencias de Prensa