Fernando Gaviria set to miss Tour de France through injury

The Colombian will miss this year's Tour after taking the yellow jersey on stage one in 2018

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Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) is set to miss the 2019 Tour de France after failing to recover from a knee injury in time for the Grand Départ in Brussels on July 6.

The Colombian picked up the knee injury in a crash at the International Track Cup in California in April.

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