João Almeida

Tour of Italy: João Almeida tests positive for covid-19 and leaves the Giro

João Almeida tested positive for Covid-19 and was thus forced to withdraw from the Tour of Italy. The rider woke up with a fever and sore throat and was the only one on the team to test positive.
João Almeida was on the podium for several days and dropped to fourth place on Wednesday. The Team Emirates athlete thus abandoned the race in a decisive phase with four stages to go.