Israel Start-Up Nation pull rider from Vuelta a Burgos over coronavirus scare

Itamar Einhorn moves to the ICA pro team next year
Itamar Einhorn has moved up to WorldTour level for 2020 with Israel Start-Up Nation (Image credit: Noa Arnon)

Israel Start-Up Nation will start the Vuelta a Burgos one man down after Itamar Einhorn was linked as a primary contact to Omer Goldstein, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. Goldstein, due to resume racing next week, was asymptomatic and has since been quarantined.

Einhorn was the only rider to be in direct contact with Goldstein before arriving in Burgos, and the team are awaiting his test results but withdrew him as a precautionary measure.

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