The Israel Start-Up Nation, team in which the British is active Chris Froome, tetra champion of the Tour de France and winner of two Vueltas a España and a Giro d’Italia, has confirmed his presence in the return to Galicia “O Gran Camiño”, that will be held from February 24 to 27 and in which the team will also be Movistar.
After the participation of the Spanish team was confirmed last week, the former runner Ezequiel Mosquera, responsible for the organization of this event that will mean the return of a Galician round of professional cycling, announced that the Israel Start-Up Nation, a UCI ProTeam team, will also compete in it. The tour will begin on February 24 in the province of Pontevedra, with a stage that will start from O Porriño and conclude in Vigo, and later will cross the other three Galician provinces.
The president of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Carmela Silva, and the manager of EME Sports, Ezequiel Mosquera, They presented the stage in Vigo with Óscar Pereiro, Delio Fernández, Samuel Blanco and Álex Marque from Pontevedra on the spot. Blanco and Marque, who have announced that this will be their last year as a professional, will be at O Gran Camiño and Delio Fernández also intends to join.