Meintjes set to make Lampre-Merida debut at Tour Down Under

Louis Meintjes will make his Lampre-Merida debut in just over one month at the 2016 Tour Down Under, the first event on the WorldTour calendar, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. The South African joined the sole Italian WorldTour team after three seasons with MTN-Qhubeka, making his Tour de France debut this season and finishing 10th overall at the Vuelta a Espana. Diego Ulissi will also line up for Lampre-Merida at the Australian race for the first time since 2014 when he won the stage to Stirling and finished third on GC.

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