Wouter Weylandt, Giro d'Italia 2011, stage two

Riders of the Leopard-Trek team have decided to withdraw from the Giro d'Italia after the tragic death of Wouter Weylandt on Monday, and will not take part in Wednesday's fifth stage.

"The decision needed to be taken by the riders, because they are the ones that participate in the race," said Leopard-Trek general manager Brian Nygaard on Tuesday evening.

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