Tim Wellens, winner in 2018, returns to the Tour of Andalusia with Emirates


Tim Wellens, winner in 2018, returns to the Tour of Andalusia with Emirates

the Belgian Tim Wellenswinner of Cycling Tour of Andalusia-Ruta del Sol in 2018 and with two stage wins in 2019, he will compete again in the event four years later and will do so as the leader of UAE Team Emiratesa sports group he signed this season after serving Lotto for a decade, the organization announced in a statement.

The U.A.E will show a powerful formation and wellens will have as companions at the starting line of Puente de Génave (Jaén), on February 15, the Italian Alessandro Covileader of two days in 2022 and stage winner in Alcalá la Real (Jaén) and the Polish Rafal Majkafifth overall in 2016, Olympic bronze and won the mountains twice and three stages in the Tour de France.

Slovenians also have a permanent place Jan Polancwinner of two stages in the Giro d’Italia, and Domen Novakthe New Zealander George Bennetttenth in the last Tour of Spain and in the Giro d’Italia, and the Dutch rookie Sjoerd Bax.

Tim Wellens31, maintains a successful idyll in the Ruta del Sol, as he recognizes four stages and the final victory in 2018, making him a very important runner in the latest history of this race, which celebrates 69 editions in this year.

The Belgian achieved two stages in 2019, the finals in Alcalá de los Gazules (Cádiz) and the time trial in La Guardia de Jaén (Jaén), which helped him to win the overall regularity.

In 2018, in addition to winning the stage with a finish line in Alcalá de los Gazules (Cádiz), he claimed the final victory after an exciting duel with the Dutchman and current winner of the Vuelta a Andalucía, Wout Poelsand his now ally Marc Solerthen to Movistar.

In 2017 he also achieved stage victory on the day that ended in Coín (Málaga), in 2016 he was second overall in the mountains and fourth in the stage that ended in Padul (Granada), and he also participated in the 2013 edition , 2014 and 2015.

Source: La Verdad


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