Remco Evenepoel handed his first Grand Tour debut at the 2020 Giro d’Italia

After 2019 season saw him make the leap from the juniors to WorldTour, Remco Evenepoel will be ride his Grand Tour when the 2020 Giro d’Italia will rolls out from Budapest in May

Winner of five races in his first season with Deceuninck – Quick-Step – including the Tour of Belgium, Clasica San Sebastian and the European ITT Championships – the soon to be 20-year-old Evenepoel will be one of the youngest riders at the start, but the Belgian is unfazed by this, instead already drawing encouragement from his impending Grand Tour debut.

“I am really looking forward to being present in my first three-week race, the Giro d’Italia, a huge and prestigious event that captures one’s imagination. I am happy that the team have put their faith in me and gave me this amazing opportunity.”

“It will be quite a big experience to see how I will feel and cope with the three weeks of demanding racing and the hurdles lying ahead, but at the same time, I’m very excited to just discover the Giro. The plan is to take it day by day, see how things will go, give my best every time and enjoy it while continuing to learn”, said Remco, who will get his season underway in two weeks’ time, at the Vuelta a San Juan.

Taking place between 9-31 May, the Giro d’Italia will feature three individual time trials and a string of iconic climbs, including Etna, Monte Bondone, Madonna di Campiglio, Passo dello Stelvio, Colle dell’Agnelo, Montgenèvre, Col d’Izoard, and Sestriere.

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