Luke Rowe (30) announced on Wednesday on his Twitter account that he had tested positive for Covid-19 during the offseason. The Welsh rider of the Ineos Grenadiers team also gives an appointment in 2021.
Rowe in turn positive for Covid-19! Definitely, when it comes to Luke Rowe (30), it’s rarely for his performance on the bike. The Welsh rider excluded from the Tour de France 2019 for the start of a fight with a competitor was talked about again on Wednesday, and once again, the subject is not directly sporting. The resident of the Ineos Grenadiers team has indeed announced on his Twitter account that he had been tested for Covid-19 during the off-season and that the test in question had been positive. “The Covid got me! », Explains the teammate of Egan Bernal, 129th of the last Tour de France, last October. By the way, the Briton having only known the Sky (former name of the team dear to Geraint Thomas) and who has not shone in the race since his two stage victories in team time trials in 2018 will take the opportunity to meet next year and wish happy holidays to its fans, and to cycling enthusiasts more generally. “We will see you in 2021 ladies and gentlemen. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year ! “
Covid got me! See ya in 2021 ladies and gents. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year ya filthy animals !!! 🎄
– Luke Rowe (@ LukeRowe1990) December 22, 2020
In 2019, Rowe was excluded from the Tour
Tested positive for Covid-19, Rowe joins Australia’s Michael Matthews (Sunweb), another Briton Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) and Jumbo-Visma Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk on the lite of contaminated peloton riders by the coronavirus since the start of the epidemic. Last year, the Cardiff native showed himself in his worst face, with this blow to the face of German Tony Martin (Jumbo-Visma) in the final of the 17th stage of the Big Loop which had him worth to be disqualified before the start of the 18th stage. Martin, for having started hostilities by giving the Welshman a kick, was also excluded from the event by the jury of commissioners, who had also imposed a fine of 1,000 Swiss francs (910 euros) and a withdrawal of 50 points in the UCI ranking for the two protagonists. Rowe nevertheless knows how to shine in a positive way as well. So, recently, learning on Twitter that an intensive care doctor had his bike stolen while he was working, he himself reached into the wallet to get him a new mount. Like what…