Bardet looking forward to a 'new beginning' at Giro d'Italia

Romain Bardet Team DSM training camp 2021
Romain Bardet at Team DSM training camp 2021 (Image credit: Team DSM)

It’s a year later than planned, but it’s finally happening. After eight Tours de France and a Vuelta a España, France’s Romain Bardet (Team DSM) will make his debut in the Giro d’Italia on Saturday.

Bardet was due to take part in the Giro in 2020 when still racing for his only previous team, French squad AG2R. But his plan fell foul of the pandemic and he raced the Tour, where he crashed out with a concussion, instead.

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