Jan Bakelants (AG2R) took Wednesday, the end of the Walloon Arrow. The rider of AG2R troubles with bronchitis and will therefore Sunday does not start in liège-Bastogne-Liège.
Bakelants made a month ago, his comeback in the peloton, after he in the Tour of Lombardy, several vertebrae and seven ribs broke. He is not yet old, but rode the Amstel, the Flèche wallonne and normal Sunday Liège in belgium to quickly return to his old level to return.
In the Walloon Arrow, he gave, however, after he long time at the rear of the peloton hung. “It’s not the aftermath of my crash, which tricks on me play”, he recorded on Twitter, but it is a chronic bronchitis which is my Waterloo heralded on the Wall of Huy. That’s why I start not in Liège.”
“Jan complains since a few days about bronchitis”, explained press spokesman Fred Machabert of AG2R. “Today was the price confirmed once again that he doesn’t feel well. Therefore, it is better to take rest for the rest of his quotes are not in danger. Although this bronchitis no consequences for the rest of his program. He competes hereinafter referred to as simply the Rund um den Finanzplatz in Frankfurt (may 1) and the Tour of California (13 to 19 may).”