Richard Carapaz confirms Giro d'Italia as major 2020 goal

Movistar's Richard Carapaz
Richard Carapaz celebrates winning the 2019 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Getty Images)

Richard Carapaz has confirmed that he will return to the Giro d'Italia in October to defend his 2019 victory, with the Ecuadorian climber expected to lead Team Ineos in the corsa rosa after joining the British WorldTour team from Movistar.

Egan Bernal, Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome are expected to lead Team Ineos at the Tour de France, each recently revealing their determination to be at their best in September and so fight for eventual team leadership on the roads of France.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.