Mikel Landa to miss Vuelta a España 2018 with injury

The Spaniard has not recovered sufficiently from injuries suffered in crashes, say his team

Mikel Landa at the 2018 Clasica San Sebastian (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mikel Landa's will miss the Vuelta a España 2018, starting August 25, his Movistar team have confirmed, after injuries suffered in crashes in the Tour de France and Clásica San Sebastián.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.