Fabio Aru to lead UAE Team Emirates at Volta ao Algarve
Feb 15 2019 08:53 pm CET

Fabio Aru to lead UAE Team Emirates at Volta ao Algarve
Fabio Aru to lead UAE Team Emirates at Volta ao Algarve
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Fabio Aru is ready to start his second challenge of the season at the Volta ao Algarve. The Italian will lead UAE Team Emirates at the Portuguese race.

After starting in two of the events of the Challenge Mallorca, the rider aims to continue his season by being the captain of his team's roster of at the Volta ao Algarve that will be held between the 20th and the 24th of February.

"After the good start in the Mallorca challenge, I expect that I will find even more good feelings to confirm the rise in my condition," said Aru. "The tour offers stages that should provide a good testing ground. Like always, I'm going to ride with grit and go for it in the stages most suited to my abilities."

The rider will have the company of a very young roster that averages 24.7 years of age, that will include riders that have already shown themselves so far in the 2019 season.

UAE Team Emirates' complete roster for the Volta ao Algarve (20th to 24th of February):

Fabio Aru
Simone Consonni
Valerio Conti
Kristijan Durasek
Simone Petilli
Tadej Pogacar
Jasper Philipsen




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