Tour de France

Taaramae leads Cofidis team

2012-06-25 17:32
Rein Taaramae (File)

Paris - Estonian national time trial champion Rein Taaramae will be the leading rider in the Cofidis team for this year's Tour de France which was unveiled on Monday.

The 25-year-old finished 11th on last year's Tour but has endured a difficult 2012 to date, including being struck down with glandular fever in March and then suffering a fractured elbow in April.

The Cofidis team is largely inexperienced but it does also feature 37-year-old Frenchman David Moncoutie, who will be taking part in his 11th Tour, 31-year-old Samuel Dumoulin and Remy Di Gregorio.

Cofidis team:

Rein Taaramae (EST), Remy Di Gregorio (FRA), Samuel Dumoulin (FRA), Nicolas Edet (FRA), Julien Fouchard (FRA), Jan Ghyselinck (BEL), Luis Angel Mate (ESP), David Moncoutie (FRA), Romain Zingle (BEL)

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