Fabio Aru returns to his roots in cyclo-cross races

GRAND COLOMBIER FRANCE AUGUST 09 Arrival Fabio Aru of Italy and UAE Team Emirates during the 32nd Tour de LAin 2020 Stage 3 a 145km stage from Saint Vulbas to Grand Colombier 1501m tourdelain TOURDELAIN TDA on August 09 2020 in Grand Colombier France Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
(Image credit: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Fabio Aru has returned to his roots to complete his final races in the colours of UAE Team Emirates, racing cyclo-cross for the first time since his U23 days.

The Italian just missed the podium in the fourth race in the Trofeo Le Velò series in Ancona on Sunday, taking fourth place behind Gioele Bertolini, Luca Pescarmona (both Team Bramati) and Stefano Capponi.

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