'The descent was far from safe': Matteo Trentin criticises Vuelta a Murcia finish

The Italian has called for the UCI to improve their course safety analysis

Matteo Trentin at the Vuelta a Murcia 2020 (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

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Matteo Trentin (CCC) was not satisfied with the course safety on stage one of the Vuelta a Murcia.

The Italian rider said "today was crazy", giving his opinion on the downhill which was "far from safe" and the finish line being "an absolute joke".

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