« Fassa Bortolo announce Tour lineup; Sacchi stays home | Main | 'Confidential' authors: We gave Armstrong chance to respond »

June 19, 2004

Oscar Freire joins growing list of Tour no-shows

Bike.com | Rabobank Sprinter Heads For Surgery Not Tour

Rabobank's double road world champion Oscar Freire will have surgery instead of riding this year's Tour. Today's Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Freire will undergo minor surgery that requires 10 days of complete rest, and so will miss the Tour de France. I haven't seen any details as to what sort of surgery.

Freire joins a growing list of riders who won't make this year's Tour, including Joseba Beloki and Alexandre Vinokourov.

Posted by Frank Steele on June 19, 2004 | Permalink

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bf6df53ef00d835050dfe53ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Oscar Freire joins growing list of Tour no-shows:

Comments

Post a comment