Egan Bernal will not ride the Tour de France in 2021

The Colombian also says the Olympics is in doubt due to his back pain that forced him out of the Tour de France last year

Egan Bernal after stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia 2021
(Image credit: Marco Alpozzi/Getty Images)

Egan Bernal has confirmed that he will not be taking part in this year's Tour de France after the Giro d'Italia, due to the continued back pain that forced him out of the Tour last year.

Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) has also put doubts on whether he will be on the plane to Tokyo for the Olympic Games later on in the summer.

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