Ciccone ready to lead Trek-Segafredo in Vuelta a España debut

Team TrekSegafredo rider Italys Giulio Ciccone stands on the presentation podium prior to the start of the sixth stage of the Giro dItalia 2021 cycling race 160 km between Grotte di Frasassi and Ascoli Piceno San Giacomo on May 13 2021 Photo by Dario BELINGHERI AFP Photo by DARIO BELINGHERIAFP via Getty Images
Giulio Ciccone (Trek Segafredo) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Giulio Ciccone is set to lead Trek-Segafredo at the Vuelta a España, shouldering the responsibility of the team’s overall challenge from the start after unexpectedly falling into the role at the Giro d’Italia. 

It is the 26 year old’s Vuelta debut – although he has ridden six editions of the Giro d’Italia and a Tour de France – and this is the Grand Tour he has been working toward this year, with his role as leader at the Spanish tour foreshadowed from the start of the season.  

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