Ellingworth: I wanted to keep Rohan Dennis at Bahrain-Merida

UCI Road World Championships 2019
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Rod Ellingworth has admitted that he wanted to keep Rohan Dennis at Bahrain-Merida. The Australian rider was cut from the team’s roster last month with a year left on his contract.

Dennis made headlines at the Tour de France in July when he walked out of the race on the eve of the individual time trial – his specialty – after issues surrounding equipment supplied to him. He did not race again for the team but bounced back in September to retain his world time trial title in Australian colours. 

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