Gloag in for Jumbo-Visma after Tratnik suffers training crash on eve of Giro d'Italia

Jan Tratnik crashes during Milan-San Remo
Jan Tratnik crashes during Milan-San Remo (Image credit: Getty Images)

Primož Roglič’s Jumbo-Visma team has suffered another blow ahead of the Giro d’Italia as Jan Tratnik was forced out of the race after he suffered a knee injury in a training crash on Friday.

Tratnik has been replaced in the line-up by British neo-professional Thomas Gloag after Jumbo-Visma were given dispensation by the commissaires to call up a late substitute.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.