Movistar signs the promising Norsgaard and renews Prades

The telephone team announced on Tuesday the signing of the young Danish cyclist, specialist in chronos and classic one day, and the renewal of Prades, gaandor of the Vuelta a Aragón.

Movistar team announced Friday the signing of the promising Danish cyclist Mathias Norsgaard and the renewal of the Spanish Eduard Prades, who has performed great performances with the telephone team in his debut at the UCI World Tour.

At 22 years old, Norsgaard, more than two meters high, has become one of the references to follow in the future in counter-clocks and in one-day classics. Among his achievements are the under-23 title in Denmark's time trial in 2018, two titles in the Chrono of Nations in the under-23 category and bronze in the Innsbruck Under-23 World Cups.

This season, in the ranks of the Riwal Radynez, he has been third in the U23 category in the Denmark time trial nationals, he won alone the first stage of the Tour del Porvenir after a long escape, in addition to imposing himself in the Duo Normand, a second place in the Chrono of Nations U23 and stayed 10 seconds after conquering the bronze in the time of the World Cup in Yorkshire.

Norsgaard becomes the eighth Movistar cyclist with 23 years or less for the 2020 season with Gabriel Cullaigh, Íñigo Elosegui, Juan Diego Alba, Einer Rubio, Johan Jacobs, Juril Hollmann and Matteo Jorgenson.

The renewal of the versatile Prades

In addition to the signing of Norsgaard, the telephone team has announced the renewal of Eduard Prades. In its debut at the UCI World Tour after shining with the Caja Rural and the Euskadi-Murias, Prades has more than earned its renewal based on good results.

Prades, who was not part of the team in the big laps, did shine in other rounds in stages, winning a stage in the Tour de la Provence and the general of the Vuelta a Aragón, in addition to caressing his first World Tour triumph in the fifth stage of the Tour of Poland, where Luka Mezgec deprived him of glory. He also stood out in the Klasika de Amorebieta with a brilliant third position after Carlos Betancur and Carlos Quintero.

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