Nibali will run Turn and Turn and Porte will go to the Tour with Pedersen

The Trek-Segafredo team confirmed Thursday the calendar of Nibali, Porte, Pedersen and Mollema. The Sicilian will run in Italy and Spain and the Australian will seek the assault on the Tour.


The Trek-Segafredo team announced on Thursday the planning of their leaders for the 2020 season in which they will have Vincenzo Nibali, Richie Porte, world champion Mads Pedersen, and Bauke Mollema as the main leaders.

Nibali, who arrives from Bahrain-Merida, will be in charge of fighting for the general in the Giro d'Italia, where he was second last year, and in the Tour of Spain, where he won in 2010 and was second in 2017. ' Squalo 'will open season in the Volta ao Algarve (February 19-23) before competing in Italy in Tyrrhenian-Adriatic (March 11-17) and Milan-San Remo (March 21). Nibali will also run the Liege-Bastogne-Liege (April 26) before his two big goals for the season. In the Giro he will have the support of his compatriot Giulio Ciccone, maglia azzurra in the last edition, while in the Vuelta he will be surrounded by Ciccone himself.

With Nibali in Turn and Turn, the leader in the Tour de France will be Richie Porte. The Australian will seek his luck to change definitively in the gala round, where in recent years he has seen how many mishaps have taken him away from victory. Porte will open season in the Tour Down Under (January 21-26), where he wants to continue writing his name with gold letters on top of Willunga Hill. He will then compete in Paris-Nice (March 8-15) before facing the Tour de France.

The calendar of world champion Mads Pedersen has also been unveiled. The Danish will wear the rainbow jersey for the first time in 2020 in the Tour Down Under with Richie Porte before his great goal for this season, the Flanders Classics, where he will try to improve the second place achieved in the Tour of Flanders of 2018. Pedersen The Tour de France will also run, carrying the rainbow jersey along the roads of the Grande Boucle.

If Pedersen is the bet of Trek-Segafredo for Flanders, for the Ardennes the leader will be Bauke Mollema. The Dutchman, who closed the season with his victory in the Tour of Lombardy, will debut with Nibali in the Volta ao Algarve before seeking victory in Amstel Gold Race, Walloon Arrow and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Mollema will be a luxury squire for Richie Porte on the Tour and for Vincenzo Nibali on the Tour.



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