Fernando Gaviria to leave Quick-Step Floors as team continues search for sponsor

The Colombian sprinter wore the yellow jersey in his debut Tour de France, but is believed to be moving on

Fernando Gaviria in the yellow jersey with Quick-Step boss Patrick Levefere
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Colombian sprinter Fernando Gaviria is reportedly leaving Quick-Step Floors a year early to help ease the team's budget woes.

Gaviria picked up two stage wins and a day in the yellow jersey in his debut Tour de France in summer.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.