Alberto Contador back in action in Clasica de San Sebastian on Saturday

After withdrawing from the Tour de France due to crash injury and illness, Alberto Contador will ride the Clasica de San Sebastian in Spain

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Alberto Contador will headline Team Tinkoff's roster at the Clasica de San Sebastian in Spain on Saturday, making his return to racing after withdrawing from the Tour de France with injury and illness.

Contador abandoned the Tour during stage nine after crashing twice in the race's opening days, and then suffering from an overnight fever as the event hit the Pyrenees. Prior to the Grand Départ, Contador had ranked among the favourites for the overall win alongside eventual victor Chris Froome (Sky).

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