Giro d'Italia - Bos withdraws from Giro
Thu, 24 May 06:30:00 2012
Theo Bos has withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia, leaving his Rabobank team with just four riders at the race.
The Dutch sprinter pulled out ahead of stage 17 with the remainder of the race dominated by mountainous stages.
"If he continued, he would need a long time to recover," a team spokesman said. "He is primarily a sprinter and therefore the rest of the race will not suit him."
The race continues with stage 18, a 187 kilometre route from Falzes/Pfalzen to Cortina d'Ampezzo.
Giro d'Italia : Stage 17