John Degenkolb still Plan A for Germany at Road World Championships

Paul Voss backs recovering Deutschland team-mate

Germany is set to enter the elite men's UCI Road World Championship tomorrow with John Degenkolb as its “Plan A” despite his uncertain form after being hospitalised for a severe lymphatic infection.

The national team was due to meet last night and discuss strategy ahead of Sunday’s 254.8km race of attrition in which Degenkolb’s national team-mate Paul Voss will make his senior world title debut as part of an exceptionally strong nine-man squad.

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