Balsamo to help Longo Borghini win yellow jersey at Tour de France Femmes

World Champion Elisa Balsamo (Trek-Segafredo)
World Champion Elisa Balsamo (Trek-Segafredo) (Image credit: Trek-Segafredo)

World Champion Elisa Balsamo (Trek-Segafredo) has placed a target on the Spring Classics, the Giro d’Italia Donne, and the Tour de France Femmes in July. The powerful Italian sprinter said she dreams of winning stages at the Giro and Tour, and that she is committed to helping teammate and compatriot Elisa Longo Borghini win the yellow jersey in France.

“I’m very positive about my 2022 season and I know that it might be harder with this [rainbow] jersey but it feels wonderful for me to wear it and I feel very happy,” Balsamo said.

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