Movistar Team confirms Vuelta a España lineup

A squad full of youngsters for the 72th edition of the Spanish Grand Tour, which starts in Nîmes, France on Saturday

The Movistar Team has released it's nine-man roster for the 2017 Vuelta a España, starting in Nìmes (France) on Saturday, 19th August, and finishing in Madrid on Sunday 10th September.

  Jorge Arcas
  Carlos Betancur
  Richard Carapaz
  Rubén Fernández
  Dani Moreno
  Nelson Oliveira
  Antonio Pedrero
  José Joaquín Rojas
  Marc Soler 


Week one will include short, steep finishes near the Levante coast (Alcossebre, Xorret de Catí, Cumbre del Sol). Week two will feature some of the longest, most iconic climbs in Andalusia (Calar Alto, La Pandera, Hoya de la Mora); and the final six days, starting with a 40km ITT at the team's home region Navarra, will take the riders through grueling mountains, like Los Machucos or the decisive L’Angliru.

The Movistar Team will reach southern France on Wednesday to start preparing for the opening, 13.7-kilometer TTT on Saturday.

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Movistar Team confirms Vuelta a España lineup

 

 
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