Matthews sent to Giro d'Italia to give Sunweb 'exposure' across condensed season

VALDEBLORE LA COLMIANE FRANCE MARCH 14 Michael Matthews of Australia and Team Sunweb during the 78th Paris Nice 2020 Stage 7 a 1665km stage from Nice to Valdeblore La Colmiane 1500m Paris Nice 2020 final stage as part of the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus ParisNice parisnicecourse PN on March 14 2020 in Valdeblore La Colmiane France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
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Sunweb sports director Matt Winston says “exposure” is the team’s main aim for the condensed remainder of the 2020 season and one of the reasons behind the significant changes made to star sprinter Michael Matthews’ racing programme.

Speaking to Cyclingnews as he travelled to a team training camp in Austria, Winston outlined the German-registered team’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the suspension of the WorldTour season after Paris-Nice in March.

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