Van der Poel and Alpecin-Fenix exit UAE Tour due to coronavirus case

Mathieu van der Poel at the UAE Tour (Image credit: Getty Images)

Mathieu van der Poel and his Alpecin-Fenix team will not take the start of stage 2 of the UAE Tour as a staff member has returned a positive test for COVID-19. 

The news was broken by Dutch website WielerFlits and confirmed shortly afterwards by Alpecin-Fenix.

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