Mitchelton-Scott has Thursday his selection announced for the upcoming Tour of Italy (4-27 may). The Australian WorldTour team provides a strong team in its width and is aiming for strong eindnoteringen of the Brit Simon Yates and the Colombian Esteban Chaves.
The 28-year-old Chaves, who in the beginning of February season opened with the stage win in the Herald Sun Tour, was in 2016 is already second in the Giro. He won that year, also a stage. The 25-year-old Yates, this year, already good for a stage win in Paris-Nice and the Tour of Catalonia, showed his donít have any gc ambitions last year with a seventh place in the Tour.
The duo gets help from more Roman Kreuziger (5th in 2011) and Mikel Nieve (10th in 2011 and 2012).
Sam Bewley (Ur), Esteban Chaves (Col), Jack Haig (Aus), Christopher Juul-Jensen (Den), Roman Kreuziger (Ch), Mikel Nieve (Spa), Svein Tuft (Can), Simon Yates (GBr)