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Tour de France start in 2020 in Nice, nice gesture, four years after the attacks

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The Tour will start in 2020 in Nice. The Southern French city was made on 14 July 2016, the French national holiday, the victim of a terrorist attack. A truck drove into a crowd on the Promenade des Anglais and made 86 fatalities. The european CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 was therefore not start in Nice, in Plumelec. Four years after the attacks connect, the cycling is Nice in the arms.

On Quatorze Juillet drove a truck on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice 86 people dead. Two months later, it would be normal having regard to the European Championship in Nice continue. But because of the attack, there was doubt about the safety. Eventually, it was the european CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 to be held in Plumelec in Brittany, where Peter Sagan won. But now embraces the cycling is Nice again, and they prove their trust in the French city of the Tour to start.

Also in 1981, started the Tour in the South of france, Nice when won by the Frenchman Bernard Hinault the Tour for our compatriot Lucien Van Impe. Hinault won the prologue. This year the Tour starts in the Vendée in France and in 2019 is the start on the Grand-place in Brussels.

The Tour passed 36 times in Nice. In 2013 was Nice the start of the fourth stage, a team time trial in the Tour of France. Jan Bakelants should then start in the yellow jersey, but lost later that day the leader’s jersey to Simon Gerrans.

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