Groupama-FDJ withdraw from Scheldeprijs after confirmed COVID-19 case

Arnaud Demare and his Groupama-FDJ teammates
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Groupama-FDJ have announced they will not ride Wednesday's Scheldeprijs after a member of the French team tested positive for COVID-19 in final pre-race testing. 

The decision means French national champion Arnaud Démare will not be able to contest the expected sprint finish.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.