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Primoz Roglic: COVID-19 positives at Giro d’Italia ‘for sure not best thing’

Primoz Roglic: COVID-19 positives at Giro d'Italia 'for sure not best thing'

When Primož Roglič sat down for his final pre-Giro d’Italia press conference wearing an FFP2 face mask, the latest news to hit the race was, regrettably, all too visible: a third Jumbo-Visma teammate set to ride the Italian Grand Tour had just tested positive.

Earlier this week, Tobias Foss and Robert Gesink returned positive tests and were substituted by Jos Van Emden and Rohan Dennis, only for Van Emden to test positive in his turn and be replaced by Sam Oomen. Oomen was himself a DNS at Liège after testing positive for COVID, but will now be doing the Giro.

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