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Euskaltel sign Intxausti and Izagirre for next season

By:
Gregor Brown
Published:
September 09, 2009, 16:09 BST,
Updated:
September 09, 2009, 18:27 BST
Edition:
Second Edition Cycling News, Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Beñat Intxausti (Fuji-Servetto) crosses the line after a frustrating finale to the stage for him

Beñat Intxausti (Fuji-Servetto) crosses the line after a frustrating finale to the stage for him

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Beñat Intxausti and Gorka Izagirre Insausti to Euskaltel-Euskadi on two-year contracts

Spain's Euskaltel-Euskadi have signed Spaniards Beñat Intxausti and Gorka Izagirre Insausti for the next two seasons, according to El Diario Vasco.

Intxausti, 23, is currently riding in the Vuelta a España with team Fuji-Servetto. He sits in 47th place, 19:03 behind race leader Alejandro Valverde. He placed seventh overall in the Vuelta a Burgos last month.

Izagirre Insausti, 21, started as a professional last fall with NGC Medical. He joined Spain's Contentpolis-Ampo this year. He raced the Vuelta a Pais Vasco and Clásica San Sebastián this season with the Spanish Pro Continental squad.

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