After having won one of the important stages of the Giro d’Italia, last Sunday (14), through social networks, Remco Evenepoel revealed that he will leave the competition and the Soudal – QuickStep team for having been diagnosed positively for Covid-19. 19. The athlete who has been progressing more and more positively, was one of the big names to win the final test of the match that takes place at the end of the month, on the 28th.
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“As part of team protocol, I had a routine test, which unfortunately came back positive. I’m heartbroken. My experience here was very special and I was looking forward to continuing to compete. I’m proud to leave the Giro d’Italia with two wins and four pink jerseys”.
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Recently, some athletes from Soudal-QuickStep revealed that they would be out of competition because they also contracted the Covid-19 virus. Professionals said they weren’t showing serious signs, just stuffy noses. In view of the disclosures, the UCI announced that some protocols will return due to the “clearly favorable evolution of the international health situation”. and tests on Covid-19.
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