The Tour of Colombia (2.1) must go on without one of its attractions. Top sprinter Fernando Gaviria decided Thursday not to launch in the third stage. According to his team UAE Emirates, the Colombian, a viral infection of the respiratory tract.
Gaviria was pre-announced as one of the contenders on a stage win in Colombia. Last year he won three stages in his own country. But Wednesday gave the sprinter is not at home in the first bunch sprint, won by his compatriot Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-Quick.Step).