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September 29, 2004

Ullrich will skip worlds with stomach ailment

CNN.com | Sick Ullrich misses world road bid

Rudy Pevenage told SID Ullrich couldn't compete in Sunday's road race.

"He will not compete," Ullrich's adviser, Rudy Pevenage, told German sports news agency SID. "It's impossible. He is too weak."

Also today, Ullrich was awarded 1.6 million euros in compensation due him from his contract with the Coast team, which collapsed midseason, triggering the sudden creation of Team Bianchi, for whom Ullrich rode in the 2003 Tour.

Posted by Frank Steele on September 29, 2004 in Jan Ullrich, Top Stories | Permalink


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