Cian Uijtdebroeks reportedly set for racing return at Tour de Suisse

After his impressive 2024 Giro d'Italia campaign was brought to a premature end by a bout of illness, Cian Uijtdebroeks is reportedly set for a return to racing at the upcoming Tour de Suisse.

If this news, first reported by Het Nieuwsblad, turns out to be true, Team Visma | Lease a Bike's talented Belgian will lead the team at the Tour de Suisse between June the 9th and June the 16th in one of the final pre-Tour de France warmup races for the peloton.

As mentioned, Uijtdebroeks looked very impressive at the Giro d'Italia before his untimely enforced abandon. The 21-year-old was sat in fifth in the general classification with a firm grip over the White Jersey for Best Young Rider. In the end, it was Bahrain - Victorious' Antonio Tiberi who claimed the White Jersey and in the process, fifth place in the general classification.

Uijtdebroeks also recently posted images of himself back on the bike to his official Instagram account. "Slowly but surely back at it," the 21-year-old captioned the video and seemed to be in good spirits with a beaming smile.

At the Tour de Suisse however, there will some considerable general classification talent alongside Uijtdebroeks. The likes of Egan Bernal, Tom Pidcock, Nairo Quintana, Lenny Martinez and defending champion Mattias Skjelmose among others if he wishes to add another big result to his growing palmares in Switzerland.

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