Marc Soler will lead Movistar in the Tour of Switzerland

The Catalan cyclist will be the leader of the telephone team in the Swiss round, which could be his last test before the Tour de France if he is finally selected.


March 33,

Marc Soler, winner of the Paris Nice 2018, will carry the gallons of Movistar in the Tour of Switzerland to be played from Saturday to Sunday 23, which will serve as rehearsal for the Tour de France and the Spanish team profiles the team that go to the "big boucle" .

The 25-year-old Catalan rider will try to confirm a progression that began with his triumph in the Tour del Porvenir 2015 and took a leap of quality a year ago with the Paris Niza. Soler will be covered by Winner Anacona, Carlos Barbero, Carlos Betancur, Héctor Carretero, Lluis Mas and Jurgen Roelandts.

The Tour of Switzerland, together with the Dauphiné, serves to test forces with a view of the Tour de France. There they will be, among others , the Welshman Geraint Thomas and the Colombian Egan Bernal, undisputed leaders of the Ineos after the injury of Froome.

La round presents this year a very balanced course with options for all types of runners. Includes two time trial, an initial 9.5 kilometers and another the penultimate day on 19.

Am means, and already next Sunday, expect two climbs of the second category that will have to climb three times. Monday options for the sprinters in Murten and after two days suitable for the adventurers with undulating profiles.

Thursday the stage ends in the Flumserberg (1st), with an increase of 8.5 km to 9 percent. The marathon of 216 kms with the Lukmanier (1st, 16.5 kms to 5.3%) and the San Gottardo (Special, 12.4 km to 7.1%) .

As a colophon, on Sunday 23 a circuit of high mountain with the Furka, Susten and Grimselpass, all of special category.



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