At 9,30 this morning, after careful consideration, members of the organization decided to re-start the race using a different route which was made expressly to bypass the landslide.
All athletes’ times were stopped as from the beginning of the interruption of the race with the exception of the 7 leaders who will go on to Courmayeur without any modification of their times. The ranking of all the other athletes will be calculated according to the sum of the two separate parts of the race: Courmayeur/Valtournenche - Valtournenche/Courmayeur.
The four athletes who were stopped at the Barmasse hut as a precautionary measure.
(Carles Rossell, Julien Voeffray, Roberto Beretta and Francesca Canepa, (leader among the women) set off again on the alternative route. Their times were also stopped during the suspension of the race. Their final times will be calculated according to the sum of the two separate parts of the race: Courmayeur/Rifugio Barmasse e Rifugio Barmasse/Courmayeur.
The chronometer will be stopped taking into consideration, and excluding, rest periods in the abovementioned places and noting the athletes’ time of entry.