Egan Bernal: I know I'll have to live with back pain, at least for this year

Egan Bernal goes on the attack at the Etoile des Besseges
Egan Bernal goes on the attack at the Etoile des Besseges (Image credit: Getty Images)

Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) began his season with strong showings at the Étoile de Bessèges and Tour de la Provence, but has accepted that he will have to race with back pain throughout 2021.

The Colombian abandoned last year's Tour de France with a back injury and was later diagnosed with the spinal condition scoliosis, which brought an end to his season.

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