Mavi García thinking big in 2021

Double Spanish champion Mavi Garcia (Alé BTC Ljubljana Cipollini)
Mavi García (Alé BTC Ljubljana Cipollini) (Image credit: Alé BTC Ljubljana Cipollini)

In 2020, Dutch riders Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen were the dominant performers of the women's peloton but one rider aimed to disrupt that blockade: Spaniard Mavi García (Alé BTC Ljubljana).

The 37-year-old came out swinging after the 2020 coronavirus lockdowns, attacking from the leading group in the Emakumeen Nafarroako Klasikoa – the first race back – on the final climb.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Laura Weislo
Managing Editor

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.