Ineos Grenadiers gain printed their tubby squad for the Giro d’Italia 2021, with Egan Bernal main the payment.
The British outfit are reigning champions within the Giro, after Tao Geoghegan Hart took an surprising victory in final year’s unpredictable edition.
Nonetheless with Geoghegan Hart concentrated on the Tour de France this year, management within the Italian Gargantuan Tour now falls to Bernal, who’s shaking up his ability to racing after his earlier dominance in stage races.
Bernal, who hasn’t raced since March, will be making his debut within the Giro, having won the 2019 Tour de France at good 22 years feeble.
Bernal has been combating again concerns over the final year, which at final forced him to retire from the 2020 Tour de France.
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While he has been rather tranquil thus far this season when put next with earlier years, Bernal has soundless performed on the rostrum within the Tour de la Provence and Strade Bianche, then ending fourth in Tirreno-Adriatico.
The Colombian superstar would possibly perhaps perchance gain an elite squad surrounding him within the mountains of Italy, most notably with Pavel Sivakov as a key give a steal to rider and an outdoor contender for the customary classification himself.
Italian superstar Filippo Ganna will return to the Giro d’Italia within the hopes of yet again dominating the time trials, with two potentialities for the solo specialist to grab a stage steal.
Daniel Martínez, winner of the 2020 Critérium du Dauphiné, will be riding his first Gargantuan Tour with Ineos Grenadiers after he transferred from EF Kindly Biking on the cease of ultimate season.
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Then for again-up on the spirited terrain of Italy, Ineos will be taking TT specialist Jonathan Castroviejo, Jhonatan Narváez, Salvatore Puccio and Gianni Moscon.
Ineos Grenadiers squad for the Giro d’Italia 2021
Egan Bernal (Col)
Pavel Sivakov (Rus)
Filippo Ganna (Ita)
Jonathan Castroviejo (Esp)
Jhonatan Narváez (European)
Salvatore Puccio (Ita)
Gianni Moscon (Ita)
Daniel Martínez (Col)