Colombian riders to travel to Europe on charter flight on Sunday

Egan Bernal training in Colombia
Egan Bernal training in Colombia (Image credit: Getty Images)

Colombian professional riders including Egan Bernal and Nairo Quintana will travel to Europe on Sunday aboard a specially chartered flight for around 150 high performance athletes.

All commercial flights to and from Colombia are barred until at least September as part of travel restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the country, but the government has allowed international athletes – including professional cyclists – to travel to Europe aboard a charter flight from Bogota to Madrid.

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