Dillier out of Strade Bianche after positive COVID-19 test

IZNJAR SPAIN FEBRUARY 20 Oliver Naesen of Belgium and Team Ag2R La Mondiale Silvan Dillier of Switzerland and Team Ag2R La Mondiale during the 66th Vuelta a Andaluca Ruta del Sol 2020 Stage 2 a 1981km stage from Sevilla to Iznjar 527m VCANDALUCIA UCIProSeries on February 20 2020 in Iznjar Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
Sylvan Dillier (AG2R La Mondiale) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Sylvan Dillier of the AG2R La Mondiale team will not ride Strade Bianche after a final COVID-19 coronavirus test before the race resulted positive.

He was named for the first WorldTour of the rescheduled season by the French team but is not listed in the final start list published by race organiser.

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