Ciccone removed from Trek-Segafredo's Tirreno-Adriatico roster after positive COVID-19 test

Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Trek-Segafredo announced Thursday that Giulio Ciccone has been removed from their roster for the upcoming Tirreno-Adriatico, set to start on September 7, after returning a positive test result for COVID-19 in a swab test taken on August 31. 

The team confirmed that all teammates that were in contact with Ciccone at a recent training camp have tested negative for the virus.

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