The Movistar announces the signing of the versatile Sofia Bertizzolo

The Spanish team announced the signing of the Italian runner, who at 21 years has already been seen in level races at the UCI Women's World Tour.

Movistar continues with the configuration of its women's team for next season. This Thursday the telephone team has confirmed the arrival of the Italian cyclist Sofia Bertizzolo, who will fight in the squad for the next two seasons. It is the fourth signing of the team after announcing the arrival of Jelena Eric, Barbara Guarischi and Katrine Aalerud.


At 21 years old (will turn 22 next week) Bertizzolo has been confirmed as one of the great promises of Italian cycling after passing through the Astana and the Virtu. Great dominator of the circuit during his junior stage, in 2015 he uncovered winning the Piccolo Alfredo Binda Trophy, which earned him his signing for the Astana, shining in stages and one-day races despite his youth. 444444

Bertizzolo is characterized by his versatility, as he knows how to defend himself in stages races (he won the classification for the best young woman in the 2018 Giro Rosa) and in one-day tests in both the Ardennes and in Flanders, as shown by his eighth place in the 2018 Walloon Arrow and his fourth position in this year's Flanders Tour. In addition, he won the UCI Women's World Tour U23 ranking in 2018.

Sebastian Unzué, manager of the female Movistar pointed out the importance of signing Bertizzolo. "The signing of Sofia was a priority for us. It is a great addition to us, with a great margin of progression being one of the talents of this sport. 2 It is capable of achieving great performance in races as different as the Tour de Flanders, the Ardennes, come to the sprint and be the best youngster of the Giro with 20 years, and these are incredible results for her age. We are proud to have talents like her with us next season ".

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