Marcel Kittel makes comeback in Tour de Yorkshire after three-month break

Marcel Kittel returns to racing at the Tour de Yorkshire this weekend, having not raced since February's Tour of Qatar due to illness

Marcel Kittel at the 2015 Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

German sprinter Marcel Kittel will use the Tour de Yorkshire this Friday to launch his comeback after nearly a three-month break. He has not raced since the Tour of Qatar in February due to a virus and a slower than expected recovery.

Kittel last raced along the Doha Corniche in the final stage of the Tour of Qatar, February 13. The 174-kilometre stage from Bridlington to Scarborough will mark his first race day in 77 days, seven days shy of three months.

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