Teniel Campbell: I'm here for the experience in my first Giro Rosa

ARCIDOSSO, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 12: Annemiek Van Vleuten of The Netherlands and Team Mitchelton - Scott / Teniel Campbell of Trinidad and Tobago and Team Valcar - Travel & Service / during the 31st Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile 2020, Stage 2 a 124,8km stage from Civitella Paganico to Arcidosso / @GiroRosaIccrea / #GiroRosa / on September 12, 2020 in Arcidosso, Italy. (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
Teniel Campbell (Valcar Travel&Service) and world champion Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) at the 2020 Giro Rosa (Image credit: Getty Images)

The 2020 Giro Rosa is Teniel Campbell’s first. Sitting outside of her team bus on the morning of stage 5, the rider from Trinidad and Tobago looked relaxed, smiling and laughing with her Valcar-Travel&Service teammates as they prepared for the race. 

The 22-year-old sprinter and powerful time triallist showed a lot of potential in 2019 and carried her form over to the beginning of the 2020 season before COVID-19 curtailed the cycling season.

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