Hugh Carthy extends with EF Education–Nippo ahead of Giro d'Italia

Hugh Carthy (EF Education-Nippo) wins stage 9 at Tour de Suisse
Hugh Carthy will lead EF Education-Nippo at 2021 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Getty Images)

Britain's Hugh Carthy has extended his contract with the EF Education-Nippo team as he prepares to lead the US-registered WorldTour team at the Giro d'Italia.

"I chose to stay at EF simply because the team feels right," Carthy said in an announcement from the team. 

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