Illness could sideline Anna van der Breggen from Amstel Gold Race

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Women 2021
Anna van der Breggen (SD Worx) wins 2021 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Women (Image credit: Getty Images)

Anna van der Breggen (SD Worx) could be forced to skip the upcoming Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition on April 18 in the Netherlands. The double World Champion has been experiencing cold and flu-like symptoms, according to the Dutch outlet Wielerflits.

SD Worx has confirmed that an official decision has not yet been made as to whether Van der Breggen will start Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition, as the race is still five days away. Reports have confirmed that she has not tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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