Ciccone falls from Tirreno after testing positive for coronavirus

The Trek-Segafredo announced the positive of its corridor on August 31. It will not be in the Tirreno-Adriatico. The colleagues with whom he had contact, negative.


Giulio Ciccone is positive for coronavirus. This was announced by his team, the Trek Segafredo. The Italian cyclist, therefore, will not be able to participate, as planned, in the Tirreno-Adriatico that begins next Monday. "The test was completed on August 31 in accordance with the UCI regulations prior to its participation in Tirreno-Adriatico. The Italian stage race was an important goal for Ciccone in his preparation for the Giro d'Italia," said Trek in an official statement.

Ciccone competed for the last time on August 23, when he contested the Italian National Championship. That day was the last the rider had contact with his teammates. "On the night of August 23, he had a dinner with the team, during which social distancing was maintained. In addition, as dictated by internal team policy, Ciccone slept alone in his room," added the Italian's team.

In addition, Trek-Segafredo reported that all colleagues who had contact with Ciccone have undergone the relevant medical tests and all obtained a negative result.

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