Skip to main content

Vino and Klöden to Critérium International

Alexander Vinokourov and Andreas Klöden lead the T-Mobile Team at the 77th edition of the two-day Critérium International, which will be held in and around the French Ardennes region over the Easter weekend. Vino and Klöden will be supported in France by a mixed team of T-Mobile classics specialists and climbers, under the guidance of directeur sportif Valerio Piva.

Although T-Mobile press officer Luuc Eisenga is wary about the stiff competition that the T-Mobile Team will face at the Critérium International, the Dutchman is upbeat about the team's chances in the 293.6 km event. "Vino and Klöden can lay down a marker for us. Vino showed good form at last Saturday's Milan-San Remo, repeatedly attacking the peloton on the Poggio climb, while Tour runner-up Klöden eased his way into better form in the final stages of last week's Tirreno-Adriatico."

The T-Mobile roster at Critérium International: Giuseppe Guerini, Torsten Hiekmann, Andreas Klöden, Paco Lara, Alexander Vinokourov, Christian Werner, Sergey Yakovlev and Erik Zabel.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

after your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1