Euskaltel-Euskadi has announced the roster that it will campaign in Portugal's Volta a Santarém in Portugal, on March 14-18. The team, which will be lead by director Xabier Carbayeda, is aiming for a stage victory with its lead sprinter Aitor Galdos.
The event opens with a tough 206 kilometre opening stage from Fátima - Torre Novas tomorrow, followed by a 187 kilometre stage from Abrantes-Cartaxo on Friday. Saturday will feature a 17.8 kilometre individual time trial before the UCI 2.1 event wraps up on Sunday with a 166 kilometre stage from Golega - Santarém. MP
Euskaltel-Euskadi's complete roster: Joseba Zubeldia, Aitor Galdos, Dionisio Galparsoro, Lander Aperribay, Iban Iriondo, Andoni Lafuente, Unai Uribarri and Amets Txurruka. Dionisio Galparsoro will debuted his season after a operation of the knee in January.