Fernando Gaviria a non-starter at Paris-Roubaix after being taken ill overnight

The Colombian sprinter was an outside bet to win today's race

Fernando Gaviria at the UAE Tour 2019 (NurPhoto/Getty)

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Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) failed to take the start at today's Paris-Roubaix after being taken ill overnight, his team announced this morning.

The Colombian sprinter fell ill overnight and woke with a fever, meaning he was unable to roll out from Compiègne and attempt to win his first ever Monument.

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