Denifl and Graus out of TT for Austria

The Austrian national team has lost two riders for Wednesday's U23 and women's time trials, leaving Christiane Soeder as the country's lone representative on that day. Both Stefan Denifl and Andrea Graus have had to cancel their appearances due to colds.

Denifl would have been the only U23 time trialist for Austria. "He was a little under the weather the last few weeks," said national trainer Franz Hartl. The youngster will now concentration on Saturday's road race, as will Graus. Both will now arrive in Stuttgart on Thursday to prepare for the road races.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1