Marianne Vos, covid positive, went down to Paris-Roubaix


The Dutch Marianne Vosone of the favorites of the registered fighters this Saturday in the second edition of the women’s classic Paris-Roubaix, He was dropped from the race after testing positive for covid-19 a few hours before startingconfirmed later.

“The disappointment was huge. I was looking forward to this race. When I heard the result this morning the world fell on me awhile, but I support the team policy. You do not have to take any risk to your health. I went home to rest“, commented the cyclist in a statement from Jumbo Visma.

Second last year in the first women’s edition of “Hell of the North”, Marianne Vos, former Olympic champion and three world champion on the road (in addition to many other titles), He commented the other day that he was in good shape and the team was well prepared to tackle the pavés classic.

The rest of the Jumbo -Visma runners – Romy Kasper, Coryn Labecki, Linda Riedmann, Teuntje Beekhuis and Riejanne Markus – turned negative and will be able to participate in the race normally.

Source: La Verdad


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