Skip to main content

Totschnig has bronchitis

Georg Totschnig has joined Gerolsteiner's sick list. He moved out of the room he shared with (sick) roommate Peter Wrolich on Sunday, but it was too late. He started feeling bad on Monday's rest day, "But you don't realize so quickly that you're sick," he told After forcing himself through the first two Alpine stages, he was diagnosed Thursday with bronchitis.

"I felt really sick this morning. The bronchitis explains why I haven't been able to do anything at all the last few days," he said. he still plans to make it through to Paris, though.

"Things went actually pretty well up until the second rest day, but I noticed on l'Alpe de Huez that I didn't have enough energy. Naturally I'm not satisfied, but I can't change it."

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

after your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1