Richard Carapaz returns to racing following injury that scuppered Vuelta a España ride

The Ecuadorian will race the 248km Bretagne Classic-Ouest France on Sunday

Richard Carapaz wins stage 14 of the Giro d'Italia 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Giro d'Italia winner Richard Carapaz will return to racing with Movistar on Sunday, following an injury that kept him out of the Vuelta a España.

The Ecuadorian crashed less than a week ahead of the start of the 2019 Vuelta in Torrevieja, injuring his shoulder. He had been due to head up the team alongside Nairo Quintana and world champion Alejandro Valverde.

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