Remco Evenepoel says 'the fear of gaining weight was there' during his recovery as he drops 5kg

Even with the set-back of his injuries sustained at this year's Il Lombardia, he has lost 5kg on his 2019 weight

Remco Evenepoel wins stage four of the Tour of Poland 2020 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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Remco Evenepoel has said that he was concerned about gaining weight during his injury lay-off, but has dropped 5kgs from his 2019 wight.

In the past, Evenepoel (Deceuninck - Quick-Step), has been told that he is 'too fat' by team boss, Patrick Lefevere, on multiple occasions, so weight has been a big focus of the 20-year-old's early career.

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