Fränk Schleck pulls out of Giro d'Italia

It has been confirmed that RadioShack-Nissan's Fränk Schleck has pulled out of the 2012 Giro d'Italia on stage 15. The 32-year-old from Luxembourg, who finished in third place at last year's Tour de France, was a late addition to his team's squad for the Giro following an injury to Jakob Fuglsang and had stated a week ago that he was starting to enjoy himself in Italy despite a hurried preparation.

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