Movistar, Bizkaia-Durango and Casa Dorada show their equipment

The three Spanish formations have presented their teams for the great stage event of the women's calendar, which takes place from September 11 to 19.


The Norwegian cyclist Katrine Aalerud and the Colombian Paula Patiño will be the assets in the mountains and in the overall women's Movistar in their third Giro Rosa, which is held from September 11 to 19, within a block that combines youth and veteran, with experts internationals such as Biannic, Guarischi, Rodríguez and Eric.

Former cyclist Pablo Lastras will lead a very international six, made up of, in addition to Katrine Aalerud and Paula Patiño, the French Aude Biannic, the Serbian Jelena Eric, the Italian Barbara Guarischi and the Spanish Gloria Rodríguez.

"It is the stage race of the year for them. I think that the route is more compensated in this 2020; with the mountain that there were in previous years, the difference that Van Vleuten and Van der Breggen made over their rivals was much more pronounced. The strategic section, the work that the directors do, will be more important. And I believe that the emotion will be greater for those who follow it, "said Lastras.

For Lastras, Movistar starts "with the desire to be close" to the best in the general classification with Aalerud and Patiño. "To reach the top-ten, for two very young cyclists like them, would be fantastic. But we do not forget the options that Barbara, who will be our 'route captain', and Aude, who with her class and the routes they we will have some stages, you can also fight for some partial ones, "he indicated.

The Bizkaia-Durango team wants to show itself in Italy

The Bizkaia-Durango team announced the sextet with which it will participate in the women's Giro d'Italia, the Giro Rosa, which will start next Friday with a 16-kilometer team time trial in the town of Grosseto.

Under the orders of the sports director, Agurtzane Elorriaga, the Spanish Ariana Gilabert and Lucía González, the Italian Alice Maria Arzuffi, the German Nadine Gill, the English Lizzie Holden and the South African Carla Oberholzer will be on the starting line representing the Biscayan team.

The Bizkaia-Durango, one of the three Spanish teams that will participate in the Giro Rosa together with Movistar Women and Cronos-Casa Dorada, faces "with enthusiasm" the most important stage race on the calendar and to try to "stand out as much as possible "and" be seen in some indicated stages ".

From the Basque squad they emphasize that the nine stages of the transalpine race "have complex routes and constant ups and downs" concentrating their hardness in the last two stages and in the fourth, "with an unusual 170 kilometers of route" .

Casa Dorada will debut at the Giro Rosa

This Tuesday the Casa Dorada team also announced its team for the Giro Rosa, which will be made up of Italians Asja Paladin, Nadia Quagliotto and Alessia Vigilia, Australian Rachel Neylan, Polish Malgorzata Jasinska and Spanish Sandra Alonso . It will be the first participation of the Spanish squad in the most important stage event of the women's calendar.

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