Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria has become the latest cyclist to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia after testing positive for the coronavirus as the race heads toward an uncertain conclusion this weekend.
- With five stages to go in the Giro d’Italia, organisers are hoping to finish the race safely after another rider tested positive to COVID-19
- There are concerns over the rising number of cases in Lombardy, the region of northern Italy where the race will finish on Sunday
- Australian rider Ben O’Connor was beaten in a sprint finish, coming second on stage 14 behind Jan Tratnik
A staff member for Team AG2R La Mondiale was the only other positive out of 492 tests carried out on Sunday and Monday to coincide with the race’s second…