The Belgian was once pressured to mention good-bye to the primary Grand Excursion of the season after a regimen check taken forward of the primary leisure day got here again certain to Covid-19.
The 23-year-old International Champion, who was once making his 2nd Giro d’Italia look, had loved previous to this a powerful first week, successful two phases and taking 4 red jerseys.
“I’m in reality sorry to be leaving the race. As a part of the group’s protocol, I took a regimen check, which sadly was once certain. My enjoy right here has been in reality particular and I used to be taking a look ahead to competing over the following two weeks. I will’t thank sufficient the body of workers and the riders who sacrificed such a lot in preparation for the Giro. I will be able to be cheering them on over the following two weeks”, stated Remco, who will commute house on Monday via automobile.
All of the different Soudal Fast-Step riders and body of workers have been examined and are unfavourable.