Löfkvist looking to become grand tour success at Giro

Thomas Lofkvist (Sky)

Thomas Lofkvist (Sky) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Thomas Löfkvist (Team Sky) will lead the British team at the Giro d’ Italia where he will be hoping to finally stamp his authority as a grand tour contender. The 26-year-old finished second in the 2004 Tour de l’ Avenir and has shown flashes of promise since, with 18th in last year’s Tour and several days leading the 2009 Giro.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.