Mikel Nieve re-signs with Mitchelton-Scott for two seasons

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Mitchelton-Scott have announced the contract renewal of Mikel Nieve for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. The Basque rider joined the team in 2018 and has since largely ridden in support of GC leaders Adam and Simon Yates, and Esteban Chaves.

Nieve, 35, made the move from Team Sky last season and has gone on to win the penultimate stage of the 2018 Giro d'Italia at Cervinia, as well as finishing top ten at this year's Vuelta a España. 

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Dani Ostanek
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Dani Ostanek is Senior News Writer at Cyclingnews, joining in 2017 as a freelance contributor and later being hired full-time. Before joining the team, they had written for numerous major publications in the cycling world, including CyclingWeekly and Rouleur.

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