Miguel Ángel López to miss Movistar camp after COVID-19 positive

Miguel Angel Lopez Movistar kit 2021
Miguel Ángel López in his new Movistar kit for 2021 (Image credit: Miguel Angel Lopez/Twitter)

Tour de France stage winner Miguel Ángel López will not be joining his new Movistar teammates at their training camp in Almería this week after testing positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Tuesday.

According to a brief statement, the team said López tested positive on Monday after being notified he had come into close contact with another COVID-19 positive individual. He had tested negative before travelling to Europe from his home in Colombia.

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