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Gesink and Freire to lead Rabobank in Vuelta

Dutchman Robert Gesink, fourth at the Dauphiné Libéré, will make his Grand Tour debut in the Vuelta a España next month. He will share the Team Rabobank captain's role with sprinter Oscar Freire.

The two will be joined by Marc De Maar, Juan Antonio Flecha, Pedro Horrillo, Mauricio Ardila Cano and Grischa Niermann, according to the news agency ANP. Directeur Sportif Adri van Houwelingen said that the final two riders will be named within the next few weeks. (SW)

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