Cycling

Valverde to miss Strade Bianche, Milan-San Remo

2019-03-06 12:53
Alejandro Valverde (AFP)

Paris - Spain's world champion Alejandro Valverde has pulled out of Saturday's Strade Bianche race and this month's Milan-San Remo one-day classic due to illness, his Movistar team announced on Wednesday.

The 38-year-old reported feeling sick after finishing second in last week's UAE Tour.

"His return to competition is set for March 25 in the Tour of Catalonia," two days after Milan-San Remo, Movistar said, 

The Milan-San Remo is the longest one-day race in the calendar covering 291km.

Saturday's Strade Bianche in Tuscany joined the UCI's World Tour in 2017.

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