Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa to lead Movistar in Tour de France
Jul 01 2019 09:04 pm CET

Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa to lead Movistar in Tour de France
Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa to lead Movistar in Tour de France
Movistar Team logo

Movistar team has announced that Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa will lead the roster for the 2019 Tour de France. The Spanish formation has chosen a strong squad to fight for the General Classification.

The team will start in its 37th consecutive participation in the Grande Boucle, which makes it the most experienced formation to be in the Grand Depart in Brussels. Quintana and Landa have been preparing for this appointment of the season and will be the main man for the Spanish squad.

The Colombian will start in the race for the sixth time and he has been preparing in his home country to face the competition in the best conditions possible. The rider has taken two stage victories in the French race, won the Youth classification twice, topped the mountains classification in 2013 and has stood three times on the final podium.

Landa will be at the start line of the French grand tour for the fourth time in a row and this year after finishing just out of the podium of the Giro d'Italia. The two riders will have World and newly crowned Spanish champion Alejandro Valverde next to them to tackle the second grand tour of the season.

Movistar's roster for the Tour de France (6th to 28th of July):

Nairo Quintana
Mikel Landa
Alejandro Valverde
Marc Soler
Imanol Erviti
Carlos Verona
Nelson Oliveira
Andrey Amador




COMMENTS



POLL


Loading Poll...
JOIN OUR TEAM!


Have you always wanted to write about cycling? Click HERE to contact us!
THE LATEST CYCLING NEWS IN YOUR MAILBOX


Enter your email address:

CURRENT KEY RACES (18 OCTOBER)


Gree-Tour of Guangxi

UPCOMING RACES

Japan Cup Cycle Road Race2019-10-20
Tour of Guangxi Women's WorldTour2019-10-20

RECENT RACES

Il Lombardia2019-10-12
Paris - Tours Elite2019-10-13