Tadej Pogačar recovers from Covid-19

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s top cyclist Tadej Pogačar tested positive for Covid-19 but had only mild symptoms. He has already returned to training and should be ready in time for his first race of the season, his team UAE Emirates said on Tuesday.

“Fir his safety and the safety of the broader community, he isolated and recovered before returning to light training,” the team said.

The first major race of the season for Pogačar, The UAE Tour, starts on 20 February and the 23-year-old Pogačar will enter the race as defending champion.