Alaphilippe abandons Vuelta a San Juan

Julian Alaphilippe
Julian Alaphilippe will travel to Colombia today (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Julian Alaphilippe was forced to abandon the Vuelta a San Juan on Tuesday. The Frenchman, one of the race favourites, was 30 seconds down on race leader Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates).

Alaphilippe's Deceuninck-Quickstep team made the announcement on Twitter, saying he was suffering from stomach problems. A team spokesperson told Cyclingnews Alaphilippe developed stomach problems Monday and hasn't been able to eat as a result.

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