Moscon blames overtraining for subdued 2019 season

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Gianni Moscon has blamed overtraining in the early part of the year for his subdued 2019 season but the Team Ineos rider has drawn solace from his fourth place finish at Sunday’s rain-lashed World Championships road race in Yorkshire.

After ending a suspension-interrupted 2018 campaign with victory at the Tour of Guangxi, Moscon targeted the Classics and a Giro d’Italia debut this year but he was withdrawn from the Team Ineos selection after a disappointing spring. A crash at the UAE Tour apparently affected his build-up for the Classics and he quit Tirreno-Adriatico after two stages. 

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