Tour of Croatia race canceled

first_imgNamely, due to disagreements in the organization of the race with Vladimir Miholjević, Ivan Črnjarić took advantage of the fact that the race was not protected and last year he protected the name of the race at the Intellectual Property Office and transferred the right to his company Thorax doo. He also kept the race date after registering with the International Cycling Federation, and without Vladimir Miholjević and his team, he dedicated himself to organizing this year’s Tour of Croatia race. “Despite the confirmations of twenty international teams that were supposed to take part in the race, including some of the best like Trek Segafred, Androni Giocattolia, the race was unfortunately canceled. In addition to professional teams, we had great interest and support from many cycling fans and sports in general”Said Crnjaric and noted that during the organization he encountered constant external obstructions at all levels and false allegations by a former business partner that caused great damage to the Tour of Croatia project, to him personally and to cycling in general, for which appropriate legal measures were taken. actions for the purpose of protecting their rights and interests. Related news: “I would like to thank everyone who recognized the value of this project and the postcard of Croatia that the Tour of Croatia cycling race has been sending to the world for years. Also, I thank all the partners and sponsors who have joined the project so far. Unfortunately, the financial construction was not fully confirmed in time by some sponsors and the project as such had to be canceled in the last phase of preparation”Said Ivan Crnjaric, director of the Tour of Croatia. The organization pointed out that the confirmed teams were: Trek-Segafredo, Team Androni Giocattoli, Bardiani – CSF Pro Team, Burgos BH, Gazprom-RusVelo, Israel Cycling Academy, Neri – Selle Italia – KTM, NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè. Riwal Readynez Cycling Team, Roompot – Charles Cycling Team, Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise, Team Novo Nordisk, CCC Team, EvoPro Racing, Vino – Astana Motors Fan Club, BIKE AID Pro Cycling Team, MERIDIANA PRO CyclinG TeaM, TARTELETTO – ISOREX Continental Cycling Team , Team Coop and Amore & Vita – Prodir, as well as the broadcast of the Tour of Croatia on the media houses Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Eurosport Asia, Fox Sports Africa, FLO Sports USA and DAZN Japan. The organizers of the Tour of Croatia race yesterday, just five days before the planned start, informed the public that the fifth edition of the cycling race “Tour of Croatia”, one of the best tourist postcards in Croatia, had been canceled. After the conflict, the whole story about the Tour of Croatia race ended in court. The new director of the race canceled the race only five days before the planned start, and Vladimir Miholjević turned to the organization of his race, which he called CRO Race, and was given a date from October 1st to 6th. The cancellation of the Tour of Croatia race caused great damage to our tourism Vladimir Miholjević, the alpha and omega of the whole race, reacted to the whole case at the end of the year and emphasized that Tour of Croatia for 2019 has nothing to do with Tour of Croatia, and the case of “Tour of Croatia” is in court “Apart from the 13 letters contained in the name Tour of Croatia, the new race has nothing to do with previous editions of the Tour of Croatia. It is true that the name of the race was not registered with the Intellectual Property Office, which was unfortunately used by former associate Ivan Črnjarić and in May this year he protected the name Tour of Croatia as his private property. Unfortunately, this is my naive omission because from the very beginning I thought that this race should contribute to everyone, and the Tour of Croatia received numerous awards in the first four years of its organization, was named the sporting event of the year and the most beautiful Croatian postcard in the world. ” Miholjevic pointed out. Read the full press release in the attachment. Photo: Tour of Croatia Tour of Croatia in its 5th edition was to be held from April 23 to 28, as part of which cyclists from international teams would pass the stages from Slavonia to the south of Croatia. As Črnjarić points out, the Tour of Croatia was supported by the Croatian Cycling Federation, the Croatian Olympic Committee, the UCI (World Cycling Federation), the Ministry of Tourism, and the Central State Office for Sports. As in previous years, a decision was made on the financial participation of the Croatian National Tourist Board and many other partners and sponsors. The project was completely ready and the last confirmation of the participation of some of the already agreed sponsors was awaited, but unfortunately it was absent at the last minute, it is written in the announcement. Vladimir Miholjević: Tour of Croatia for 2019 has nothing to do with Tour of Croatia, and the case of “Tour of Croatia” is in courtlast_img

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