Cycling star Bernal positive for COVID-19

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Recent Giro d'Italia winner and 2019 Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has tested positive for COVID-19, his Ineos Grenadiers team has confirmed.

The champion returned a positive test as he prepared to travel home to his native Colombia, just days after his win in Milan.

"He will now self-isolate at his European base according to the necessary guidelines. He has displayed mild symptoms but is in good health," the team said in a statement.

"Egan still plans to return to Colombia once his isolation period is over to mark his Giro d'Italia victory in his homeland."

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