Sunday’s race, one in all biking’s ‘monuments’, closes the spring classics season.
UAE withdrew from the Fleche Wallonne on Wednesday after constructive outcomes for Covid-19.
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“On Friday your entire staff undertook a Covid-19 take a look at together with each different staff as per the race protocol,” the staff stated on Saturday morning.
“Pleased to report all these assessments produced destructive outcomes and the staff has obtained affirmation from the race Covid Committee that we’re all clear to race tomorrow at Liege-Bastogne-Liege.”
Slovenian Pogacar was third final 12 months, and Swiss team-mate Marc Hirschi, driving for Sunweb on the time, was second. The race was received by Primoz Roglic of Jumbo-Visma.
UAE’s seven-rider staff additionally consists of Italian Davide Formolo, who was second in 2019, and promising American Brandon McNulty.
On Wednesday, the UAE staff was barred from the Fleche Wallonne after one rider, Italian Diego Ulissi, and a member of workers examined constructive on arrival in Belgium.
Subsequent assessments have been destructive and the staff expressed their irritation at being barred from the race.
“The staff is annoyed however absolutely accepts the ultimate choice of the Belgian authorities,” stated UAE, whose squad was vaccinated earlier this 12 months.