ill, Cosnefroy gives up his place in Turgis for the European Championships

By Le Figaro with AFP

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Anthony Turgis replaces Benoît Cosnefroy. IMAGO/BEAUTIFUL SPORTS/Nagel / PANORAMIC

The AG2R-Citroën rider is suffering from the flu and will not be able to hold his place on Sunday, on the roads of Drenthe (Netherlands).

Benoît Cosnefroy, who is suffering from a flu-like illness, is replaced by Anthony Turgis for the road race of the European Road Cycling Championships on Sunday in the Dutch province of Drenthe, we learned from the management of the French team on Thursday.

The AG2R-Citroën rider has caught a virus and will not leave with the rest of the team on Thursday in the Netherlands. To replace him, coach Thomas Voeckler recalled Turgis who has just taken second place in the Super 8 Clic behind Mathieu van der Poel. The TotalEnergies puncher must join the group on Friday.

For this Euro, Christophe Laporte will be the leader of the French team which will also line up Arnaud Démare, Sandy Dujardin, Matis Louvel, Clément Russo, Florian Sénéchal and Axel Zingle.

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