He Tour of Francia has registered a new abandonment in the course of the 19th day. It’s about the Austrian Lukas Pöstlberger, team runner Bora, who had to get off the bike after being attacked by a bee in full stage.
The bite of the bee in the mouth produced an anaphylactic reaction in Pöltsberger, for which he had to retire to be transferred to a hospital, reported his team through social networks.
“Pöstlberger was taken to the hospital after being stung by a wasp and had an anaphylactic reaction, but they are already feeling much better, again, “explained Bora during the day that takes place between Bourg-en-Bresse and Champagnole.
🇫🇷 # TDF2020@ Poesti_92 was taken to hospital after he was stung from a bee and had an anaphylactic reaction. but he is already feeling better again. Our team doc had him just on the phone and we can confirm nobody has to worry anymore. but thank you for all our support!
— BORA – hansgrohe (@BORAhansgrohe) September 18, 2020
The team also reported that “our doctor has spoken with him by phone and we can confirm that no one has to worry.”