He's withdrawn from the Tour of Belgium.
Sam Bennett's Tour de France preparations have been dealt a blow, after he suffered a knee injury in training.
The Carrick-On-Suir rider has withdrawn from the Tour of Belgium in order to rest up ahead of the Grand Tour.
Bennett, who has racked up seven stage wins this year, will aiming to successfully defend his green jersey when the Tour de France gets underway later this month.
In the news:— VeloNews (@velonews) June 9, 2021
- Sam Bennett will not start the Baloise Belgium Tour on Wednesday due to a knee injury.
- German veteran Marcel Siberg to retire at end of season after 17 years as a pro.
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