Gaviria fully recovered from respiratory illness ahead of UAE Tour

Fernando Gaviria has made a full recovery after quitting the Colombia 2.1 race with illness

Fernando Gaviria ( UAE Team Emirates ) says that he's fully recovered from the illness that forced him to abandon his home Tour Colombia 2.1 last month. After a strong start to the season at the Vuelta a San Juan, Gaviria left the Colombian race early after developing a respiratory illness. "I am feeling a lot better a lot has changed and after one week things were a lot easier. I'm OK, I'm ready for the race. We will see what happens," Gaviria told Cyclingnews . After the small set-back, Gaviria is now in the UAE to test his legs at the first edition of the UAE Tour . There are three sprint stages up for grabs but there is plenty of competition, not least from within his own team. Alexander Kristoff will also be an option for the sprint while Dan Martin is also in the line-up for the ...

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