Tour de France: Pöstlberger abandons after in-race wasp sting

Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe)
Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora-Hansgerohe) has been forced to abandon the Tour de France after being stung by a wasp in his mouth during the early kilometres of stage 19.

The 28-year-old Austrian rider immediately sought medical assistance from the race doctor’s car but was unable to continue in the Tour de France, despite the finish in Paris being just two days away.

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