the Disappointment of the seksdagesløbets cancellation in 2020 lasted short for the many cycling fans the country over. In the future the race will, in fact, be held in the Royal Arena with the start of 2021.
It is otherwise only a day ago, Michael Sandstød came out, that during 2020, was cancelled as a result of personal reasons, and it created the fast chagrin of many cykelglade danes.
But the race has come to be, stresses the executive director of the Royal Arena, Dan Hammer.
Therefore, he is delighted that the copenhagen superarena with space for up to 15,000 spectators have got the opportunity to wear the tab on from Michael Sandstød and Ballerup Super Arena.
- I have for some time had a constructive dialogue with Michael Sandstød, that in seven years of success have arranged seksdagesløbet in the Ballerup Superarena. We agree that it is time that this race returns to Copenhagen, where it started back in 1934.
- Fortunately shares Royal Unibrew our desire to recreate the traditional københavnerbegivenhed, and it is not least thanks to those that dream come true, says Dan Hammer, in a press release.
Also Michael Sandstød, who for many years until now has been in charge of the conduct of the 6-dagesløbet, welcomes the fact that the traditional Danish bicycle racing returns under the new wooden beams.
- With the move from Ballerup to Copenhagen, 6-dagesløbet accessible to far more people, which opens up new opportunities for both the course and the Danish championships. The sporting ambition is still to present the longest hunts and the toughest 6-dagesløb in the world, says Michael Sandstød.
Seksdagesløbet was held for the first time in 1934 and was in a number of years, held once a year in the Forum in Copenhagen. A single time the traditional race has also been held in the Brøndby Hall in 1998.
In 2002, the Ballerup Superarena as the floor-to-seksdagesløbet for the first time, and since 2005 the course has been held every year without interruption until 2019, which in this game was the last in Ballerup.
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