Tour of Switzerland – Affected by the Covid, Jumbo-Visma has left Switzerland!

Tour of Switzerland

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Published on by Clément LABAT-GEST

Disaster for training Jumbo Visma ! The Dutch team will not take the start of the fifth stage of the Tour of Switzerland, this Thursday. The reason: the Covid has hit the ranks of the World Tour team again. “In the interest of the health of the riders and the staff and to protect the peloton and the race, the medical and sports management of the Dutch team considers the withdrawal from the Swiss race to be the wisest decision. The decision was made in consultation with the race management.“, we explain in a press release.

Video – The Jumbo-Visma team leaves the Tour de Suisse

“The situation has no consequences on the preselection of the Tour de France”

For the moment, the situation has no consequences on the pre-selection of the Tour de France, although we have to wait and see what will happen in the next few days.we continue on the training side Jumbo Visma. The adequate action of the Jumbo-Visma team is based on the daily testing of riders and staff so that a possible corona case can be isolated as soon as possible. The use of masks, air purification columns and individual rooms is still common practice in the team.

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