Fabio Aru calls off ambition to race cyclo-cross World Championships

Fabio Aru in cyclo-cross action with Qhubeka Assos
Fabio Aru in cyclo-cross action with Qhubeka Assos (Image credit: Bettini)

Fabio Aru has decided to stay at the Qhubeka-Assos team camp rather than trying to earn a selection for the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Oostende, Belgium on Sunday.

The Italian has returned to his roots by participating in several cyclo-cross races over the winter, leading to speculation he would try for Worlds but, after a training camp with the national team in Ardea, he has agreed with the national coach Fausto Scotti to leave the spaces open to specialists and young riders.

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