Formolo: To win, you have to risk losing

Davide Formolo in action for Bora-Hansgrohe
Davide Formolo in action for Bora-Hansgrohe (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Davide Formolo believes he can win a Classic in 2020 after placing second at Liège-Bastogne-Liège in April. The Italian has left Bora-Hansgrohe for UAE Team Emirates, where he will also seek to develop as a Grand Tour rider.

The Italian's best finish in a Grand Tour came in 2016, when he placed ninth overall at the Vuelta a España, and he also took 10th at the Giro d'Italia in the two successive years. Formolo has been a consistent performer in La Doyenne, taking seventh in 2018 before coming home behind Jakob Fuglsang in 2019.

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