Andre Greipel and Michael Matthews withdraw from Giro d'Italia

Stage winners Andre Greipel and Michael Matthew among the non-starters for Saturday's Giro d'Italia time trial stage

Andre Greipel wins stage six of the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

Giro d'Italia 2015 stage winners Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soundal) and Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) are both non-starters for Saturday's crucial stage 14 time trial.

Greipel and Matthews are among several riders to have withdrawn ahead of the long 59.4-kilometre individual test against the clock on Saturday. Greipel's team-mate Greg Henderson is also a non-starter with a hard final week in the mountains looming after the time trial.

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