Crashes and COVID-19 scare part of Lucas Hamilton's whirlwind start to Giro d'Italia

Matt Currill
By Matt Currill
Updated October 13 2020 - 12:06am, first published October 11 2020 - 11:30pm
HIGH HOPES: Lucas Hamilton celebrates with teammate Cameron Meyer during the 2020 Road National Championships. Picture: ADAM TRAFFORD/BALLARAT COURIER

Ararat cyclist Lucas Hamilton overcame a nasty crash to take valuable seconds in the general classification, and give Mitchelton-Scott hope in the Giro d'Italia after his team leader withdrew from the Tour following a positive test for coronavirus.

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Matt Currill

Matt Currill

Sports reporter with The Courier

Matt covers the Ballarat Football Netball League and cricket. Get in touch at matt.currill@thecourier.com.au