News | Team's roster • October 3, 2019
Valerio Conti stays with UAE Team Emirates for 2020 and 2021
The Italian rider secures his future with the Emirati team
Having stolen the hearts of cycling fans wearing the pink jersey for six days during the Tour of Italy in 2019 (the highest point of a cycling career that saw him win a stage in the Vuelta Espana 2016, a stage in the Tour of Japan 2015 the GP Beghelli 2014, besides numerous prominent placements), Valerio Conti made a big step in his young career by confirming his future to UAE Team Emirates under a two-year contract.
His attacking style in races combined with a good level of consistency, make the Italian rider an important player for the Emirati team across many different terrains.
Valerio Conti, 26 years old: “I am very happy to tie my future to UAE Team Emirates. I hope to return in the next two seasons and re-find the good form I had in the first part of 2019. I feel fortunate to be involved in such a project which is growing each year and adding a lot of great riders. This is special, as is the enthusiasm and atmosphere we have in the team “