The Astana, with six Spaniards to La Vuelta

The Kazakh team has published the cyclists who will run the Tour of Spain, which begins this Saturday the 14th in the city of Burgos with a time trial.


The Astana - Premier Tech team has just published on its social networks the composition of its members for the 2021 Cycling Tour of Spain, the last big one of the season.

Eight cyclists will try to measure up in the 21 stages that make up the event. Six of them will be Spanish: the Izaguirre brothers, Ion and Gorka, Alex Aranburu, Luis León Sánchez, Óscar Rodríguez and Omar Fraile. Kazakh Yuriy Natarov and Russian team leader Aleksandr Vlasov will complete the list.

Dmitriy Fofonov, team manager, states that “we come to Spain with a solid squad and I think we will have the opportunity to show ourselves well. Aleksandr Vlasov will be our leader and he is motivated to try to improve on his previous result here at La Vuelta. ”

Regarding the presence of the Spanish, Fofonov declares that “we know how much the home race means to them. Ion, Gorka, Luis León, Alex, Omar and Oscar will help Vlasov in the decisive stages but, at the same time, they will try to find their own opportunity in the fight for stage victory. ”

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