UAE Team Emirates given COVID-19 vaccine during training camp

Tadej Pogacar
Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: PhotoFizza/UAE Team Emirates)

The riders and staff of UAE Team Emirates, including Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar, have been given a COVID-19 vaccine during their pre-season training camp in the United Arab Emirates.

A total of 27 staff and 32 riders travelled to the UAE on Wednesday and were given the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine, which underwent trials in the UAE in the final months of 2020.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.