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Quintana to ride Giro and Valverde Tour in 2014?

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Nairo Quintana will target the Tour de France but was out in Milan

Nairo Quintana will target the Tour de France but was out in Milan (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Nairo Quintana (Movistar) works for Alejandro Valverde

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) works for Alejandro Valverde (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Nairo Quintana (Movistar)

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) (Image credit: Rob Lampard)
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Alejandro Valverde had to settle for second

Alejandro Valverde had to settle for second (Image credit: Sirotti)
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Alejandro Valverde (Movistar).

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

A report in Catalan newspaper El Periódico claims that Nairo Quintana, the runner-up of the 2013 Tour de France and winner of both the King of the Mountains title and the Best Young Rider, may ride the Giro d’Italia in 2014.

 

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. Apart from working for Cyclingnews.com, he is also the cycling correspondent for The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.