Winner of a stage on the Tour of Italy in 2019, Cesare Benedetti (BORA-hansgrohe) did not raise their arms final yr. Most of the time he is a good teammate for his leaders like Rafal Majka or Peter Sagan. Currently in preparation camp with his staff, the Italian rider takes inventory of his state of affairs and his upcoming program for the season which is about to start out.
Video – Cesare Benedetti wins the twelfth stage of the Giro 2019
Cesare Benedetti on the well being state of affairs: “I am proud of cycling”
“I am proud of cycling. No other sport has coped so well with the coronavirus pandemic. Despite all the problems, we have managed to organize the biggest races like the Tour de France, the Classics or the World Championships. . […] On the Tour of Italy, I was satisfied with my role, although I did not feel as good as in 2019. I did what my teammates told me to do, but the main lieutenants in the mountains were Matteo Fabbro and Pawel Poljanski “, he defined to our colleagues from naszosia.pl.
Peter Sagan’s teammate additionally spoke about his racing program, the place one thing new is to be anticipated: “I will start on the Tour de Murcia before going on the Classic of Almeria. I will line up at the start of the UAE Tour and make my debut in Paris-Nice. I am happy to be able to discover new races at 33 years old. My next goals are Milan-San Remo, the Ardennes and the Tour du Pays Basque. I will do the Tour of Italy if I’m in good shape “, mentioned the resident in Poland.
Cesare Benedetti’s racing program in 2021:
February 12-13: Tour of Murcia
February 14: Almeria Classic
February 21-27: UAE Tour
March 7-14: Paris-Nice
March 20: Milan-San Remo
April 5-10: Tour of the Basque Country
April 18: Amstel Gold Race
April 21: Flèche Wallonne
April 25: Liège-Bastogne-Liège
May 8-30: Giro d’Italia (to be confirmed)