News : Mess on the UAE Tour! Van der Poel and his team abandon the race because of Covid
Bad news for Mathieu Van der Poel and for the whole team Alpecin Fenix.
Just 24 hours after getting one huge and unexpected victory in the opening stage of the first Wolrd Tour race of the season, the team received the news that it had to leave the UAE Tour for a positive Coronavirus within the staff of the structure.
This is how the organization of the event considered it appropriate, which has already announced that it is taking the appropriate isolation measures until the different tests show a clear result of the situation.
The UAE Tour seems awed by Covid 19 And it is that this same race, just a year ago, witnessed the first cases of coronavirus within the international peloton.
Beyond the health issue, fans of this sport have already begun to put your hands on your head thinking about the possibility that Mathieu Van der Poel was left without being able to participate in the classics that start this next weekend.