Aru, Armeé lead Qhubeka Assos at Tour de la Provence

A unique ASSOS design was used for 2021 Qhubeka Assos team jerseys
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Fabio Aru will make his racing debut with Qhubeka Assos at the Tour de la Provence on Thursday, with the Italian rider and Belgium's Sander Armeé shouldering the GC hopes of the South African WorldTour team.

It will be a star-studded edition of the four-day race in the south of France, with 14 WorldTour teams on the start list and stand-out names including Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ). The race includes sprint opportunities and climbing, including a finish on the lower slopes of Mont Ventoux on Saturday.

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