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Hunter back in action in France

Robbie Hunter (Barloworld)

Robbie Hunter (Barloworld) (Image credit: Shane Goss)

A portion of the Team Barloworld squad not racing the Coppi & Bartali race in Italy is readying for this weekend's Criterium International in northern France on March 31 and April 1. Barloworld is aiming for a wild card entry into the Tour de France.

South Africa's Robbie Hunter will lead the team through the three stage event. Hunter comes to the race with three victories this year: a stage in the Giro del Capo, and a first stage and overall classification at the Volta ao Santarem. Last weekend, he finished tenth at Milano-Sanremo.

Hunter will be joined by teammates: Hugo Sabido, Fabrizio Guidi, Diego Caccia, Felix Cardenas, Gianpaolo Cheula, Paolo Longo Borghini e James Perry. Guidi is reportedly recovered from his crash last weekend at Milan Sanremo. Team Manager Claudio Corti will be directeur sportif.

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.