Boasson Hagen's Tour in doubt as he contracts shingles

Edvald Boasson Hagen, Tour of Oman 2011, stage five time trial

Edvald Boasson Hagen has contracted shingles and is a doubt for the Tour de France, Norweigan newspaper Aftenposten has reported.

Boasson Hagen has withdrawn from the Norweigan championships road race on Sunday and was showing symptoms of shingles as he defended his national time trail title yesterday, the paper reports.

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