Morkov in isolation after travelling from UAE Tour to Berlin track World Championships

Michael Morkov celebrates a successful lead out for Sam Bennett at the Tour Down Under
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Michael Mørkøv is in isolation in a hotel room in Berlin after travelling from the UAE Tour to the Track World Championships.

The Deceuninck-QuickStep rider did not start Thursday's fifth stage of the UAE Tour and travelled to German as part of an agreed race schedule that would allow him to ride for Denmark in the Madison event on Sunday with Lasse Norman Hansen.

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Stephen Farrand
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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.