Tao Geoghegan Hart to miss Tour de France due to fractured rib and COVID-19

Tao Geoghegan Hart is back in action at the Critérium du Dauphiné
Tao Geoghegan Hart was back in action at the Critérium du Dauphiné (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tao Geoghegan Hart (Lidl-Trek) will miss the 2024 Tour de France in what was due to be his first appearance with Lidl-Trek in a leadership role.

The American squad announced the news on Friday morning, days after Geoghegan Hart revealed he had been suffering from COVID-19 after returning home to Andorra from the Critérium du Dauphiné.

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James Moultrie
News Writer

James Moultrie is a gold-standard NCTJ journalist who joined Cyclingnews as a News Writer in 2023 after originally contributing as a freelancer for eight months, during which time he also wrote for Eurosport, Rouleur and Cycling Weekly. Prior to joining the team he reported on races such as Paris-Roubaix and the Giro d’Italia Donne for Eurosport and has interviewed some of the sport’s top riders in Chloé Dygert, Lizzie Deignan and Wout van Aert. Outside of cycling, he spends the majority of his time watching other sports – rugby, football, cricket, and American Football to name a few.