The Bora-Hansgrohe does not go out in Plouay after a case of COVID-19

The German team announced that it will not start in the French classic after one of its riders has tested positive in one of the pre-race tests.


The coronavirus affects the platoon again. This Tuesday the Bora-Hansgrohe team did not start the Bretagne Classic - Ouest France de Plouay after one of its riders tested positive for coronavirus.

The team announced the news through a statement in which they say that "one of the runners has received a positive result in the tests that were carried out three days ago after having given negative in the test six days ago." Faced with this situation, the Bora-Hansgrohe has made the decision not to start the race and has announced that "all the necessary measures for contact tracing have been implemented immediately"

Jan-Niklas Droste, the team's chief medical officer, revealed more details about the news. "We have known a positive this morning and we have reacted immediately. The team cannot participate in the race. All team members who have been in contact with the rider have been quarantined in accordance with the regulations. The rider is asymptomatic and shows no signs of disease ".

The Bora-Hansgrohe had Cesare Benedetti, Marcus Burghardt, Jempy Drucker, Patrick Gamper, Oscar Gatto, Jay McCarthy and Ide Schelling on their list of seven riders for the Bretagne Classic - Ouest France.

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