25 Aug 2010

Andy Schleck out of World Champs

8:22 am on 25 August 2010

Luxembourg's Andy Schleck, who finished second on the Tour de France, will not take part in the UCI road world cycling championships in Melbourne next month.

Schleck is preparing for the Tour of Spain which starts in Seville this weekend and runs through until September 19th, and also hopes to race the Tour of Lombardy in Italy on October 16th.

But the Luxembourg cycling federation announced that Schleck would not be representing the country at the championships.

The road worlds run from September 29 to October 3.