Eiking signs with EF Education-Nippo

Odd Christian Eiking
Odd Christian Eiking (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

EF Education-Nippo announced the signing of talented Norwegian Odd Christian Eiking on Wednesday. The 26-year-old joins the American squad after a highly successful Vuelta a España, where he led the race for seven stages and finished 11th overall.

Eiking has been on the radar of team CEO Jonathan Vaughters all season, in particular after his seventh place in the Clasica San Sebastian and his close second overall in the Arctic Race of Norway. But Vaughters said Eiking wanted to prove himself first in the Vuelta a España before signing with the team.

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