Peloton stop stage of Spanish race due to extreme weather

O Gran Camiño stage one was cut short with 20km to go due to inclement weather

O Gran Camiño
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The opening stage of O Gran Camiño, a Spanish 2.1 stage race, was cancelled on Thursday afternoon amid heavy snowfall, with riders forcing the event to stop

With 20km to go the peloton was stopped by race organisers, with the three riders up the road halted shortly later, as precipitation fell in Galicia, northwest Spain.

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