Bora-Hansgrohe rider tests negative for COVID-19 hours after positive test

VILLADIEGO SPAIN JULY 29 Lukas Pstlberger of Austria and Team BoraHansgrohe Matteo Fabbro of Italy and Team BoraHansgrohe Lennard Kmna of Germany and Team BoraHansgrohe Jay Mc Carthy of Australia and Team BoraHansgrohe Rafal Majka of Poland and Team BoraHansgrohe Felix Grossschartner of Austria and Team BoraHansgrohe Purple Leader Jersey Peloton Landscape during the 42nd Vuelta a Burgos 2020 Stage 2 a 168km stage from Castrojeriz to Villadiego VueltaBurgos on July 29 2020 in Villadiego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
Bora-Hansgrohe at the Vuelta a Burgos (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider who on Tuesday morning tested positive for COVID-19 has now tested negative for the virus, the team has announced.

Bora-Hansgrohe were forced to withdraw from the Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France following the test result on Tuesday. All riders and staff on the team tested negative later, including the unnamed rider.

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