Mikel Landa signs one-year contract with Bahrain-Merida
Aug 05 2019 07:22 pm CET

Mikel Landa signs one-year contract with Bahrain-Merida
Mikel Landa signs one-year contract with Bahrain-Merida
Bahrain-Merida © Mary Cárdenas / CyclingPub.com

Bahrain-Merida has announced the signing of Spanish climber Mikel Landa for the 2020 season with a one-year contract.

The Spanish climber makes the move from Movistar, where he was for two years, an arrives at the formation with the objective of contributing to the stage race objectives. The palmares of Landa includes stage victories in the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España as well as top five positions in the General Classification in the Italian and French grand tours.

"It is with immense pleasure that we welcome Mikel to our team, he is a rider who brings excitement to racing with his incredible climbing skills which makes him one of the most competitive riders for the grand tours," said Bahrain-Merida's general manager Brent Copeland.

"His consistent results speak for themselves and his exceptional experience is something that we at Team Bahrain Merida know we can count on. With the arrival of McLaren to our team, we believe that Mikel will have even more benefits to taking advantage of and this makes everyone at the team very enthusiastic, we are sure the fans are just as excited as we are about his arrival as we all looking forward to cheering Mikel on."

The rider also showed enthusiasm about his decision. "I feel very proud of Team Bahrain Merida who has chosen me to lead this project," he explained. "I feel really excited about the upcoming challenges."
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