Colombia announces line-up for World Championships, Egan Bernal returns to racing
Sep 16 2019 05:27 am CET

Colombia announces line-up for World Championships, Egan Bernal returns to racing
Colombia announces line-up for World Championships, Egan Bernal returns to racing
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The Colombian Cycling Federation has announced the rosters for the road races of the World Championships of Yorkshire.

The Championships will be held between the 22nd and the 29th of September in Yorkshire, United Kingdom, and the 'cafeteros' have announced the riders that will represent the country. The men's elite roster includes different kinds of riders including fast men and pure climbers.

Team Ineos' Egan Bernal has been confirmed for the line-up and he will be joined by several riders that have been in the Vuelta a España: Daniel Martínez, Sebastián Molano, Fernando Gaviria, Sebastián Henao, Nairo Quintana and Esteban Chaves, as well as Álvaro Hodeg.

Sergio Higuita (EF Education First) -who was also in the Vuelta a España and won one stage- will lead the under 23 roster for the World Championships. The women's elite team for the road race will include Liliana Moreno, Paula Andrea Patiño and Diana Peñuela.

Colombia's roster for the Yorkshire World Championships men's road race (September 29):

Nairo Quintana (Movistar)
Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates)
Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-Quick-Step)
Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott)
Sebastian Molano (UAE Team Emirates)
Sebastian Henao (Ineos)
Daniel Martinez (EF Education First)
Egan Bernal (Ineos)

Women's road race (September 29):

Liliana Moreno
Paula Andrea Patiño
Diana Peñuela

U23 men's road race (September 27):

Sergio Higuita
Juan Fernando Calle
Nicolas Gomez
Julian David Molano




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