Dan Martin returns to Giro d'Italia in 2021 with 'unfinished business'

Dan Martin (israel Start-Up Nation) at Tour du Var 2021 recon
Dan Martin (israel Start-Up Nation) at the 2021 Tour du Var 2021 (Image credit: Israel Start-Up Nation)

Dan Martin will return to the Giro d’Italia this year for the first time since 2014, when his race was ended by a crash in the opening team time trial in Belfast. 

Israel Start-Up Nation announced on Thursday that the Irishman will lead the team at the Giro, which gets underway in Turin on May 8.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.