World champion Remco Evenepoel to make post-Covid comeback at Tour de Suisse

The Soudal Quick-Step rider will spend the second half of his season focusing on the Glasgow World Championships

World Champion Evenepoel
(Image credit: Maximiliano Blanco / Getty)

Remco Evenepoel is set to make his post-Covid comeback at the Tour de Suisse next Sunday.

The Belgian world champion was forced to leave the recent Giro d'Italia due to Covid, directly after winning the stage nine time trial and taking the maglia rosa. The race was won overall 12 days later by Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma).

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