Video | Giro d'Italia May 6, 2019

Video: The UAE Team Emirates roster for the 2019 Giro

The eight men to lead the competitive team in the sprints and hunt for stage victories

The video unveils the eight cyclists who will fly the UAE Team Emirates’ colours in the 2019 Giro d’Italia, running from Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, June 2.


General Manager Joxean Matxin (Spa), together with the sports directors Marco Marzano (Ita) and Bruno Vicino (Ita), assisted by Paolo Tiralongo (Ita), will lead cyclists from 4 different nations:
– Tom Bohli (Sui)
– Simone Consonni (Ita)
– Valerio Conti (Ita)
– Fernando Gaviria (Col)
– Marco Marcato (Ita)
– Juan Sebastian Molano (Col)
– Jan Polanc (Slo)
– Diego Ulissi (Ita)


Not being able to count on one man for the general classification, we had to come up with a group to very competitive for the sprints and the hunt for stages wins,” explained General Manager Joxean MatxinThe goal is to be aggressive, attacking, to try to be protagonists both with our group of fast cyclists supporting Gaviria and with cyclists who have always come up with excellent performances in the Giro: Ulissi, Polanc and Conti. We know the stages well, we love the spirit that comes with the Giro, and we are ready to do our best“.


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