Two Groupama-FDJ riders issued immunity passports after recovering from COVID-19 virus

The Groupama-FDJ team ride on the front of the peloton
The Groupama-FDJ team ride on the front of the peloton (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The Groupama-FDJ team have revealed that two of their riders were discovered to have recovered from the COVID-19 coronavirus during pre-training camp antibody tests.

The riders have not been named for privacy reasons but have been issued a certificate by the UCI, exempting them from the series of pre-race RT-PCR swab tests needed by riders and teams to show they do not have COVID-19. The two riders are now considered immune from catching COVID-19, having been deemed as fully recovered and passed a more stringent heath check.

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