Egan Bernal, out of the Tour of Norway

Surprise two days before starting the Tour of Norway. Although his participation was expected, finally Egan Bernal will not be in the competition that will be held from next Friday, May 26. The boss of the Ineos Grenadiers does not appear on the final list that the British squad delivered.

Hayter, Plapp, Sheffield, Swift, Tarling and Tulett will be the six cyclists who will represent Ineos, a team that did not give details or reasons for Egan’s absence. The Colombian, who comes from a Top 10 in Hungary, he was scheduled to race in Norway in preparation for the Tour de France.

Even in that country they gave it as a fixed to run. “Once again, the Tour of Norway features a world-class field of cycling. Former Tour de France winner Egan Bernal will be racing. He will have strong support from the INEOS Grenadiers team, with cyclists like Lucas Plapp and the Norwegian-American Magnus Sheffield.” published the organization of the race, confirming that it was on the preliminary list.

For now, the reasons for Bernal’s departure from the runners scheduled to start next Friday are unknown. If you have no physical handicap, he is expected to participate in the Tour de Suiza that will run from June 11 to 18; it would be his last challenge before the Grande Boucle.

The Tour of Norway will start with a 7.4 kilometer prologue in Bergen and will end on Monday, May 29 with the dispute of the third stage, a 151 km route that begins and ends in Stavanger.

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