International Cycling

Quintana headlines Movistar's TDF team

2016-06-27 19:26
Nairo Quintana (AFP)

Paris - Colombian Nairo Quintana will headline the Movistar team in his bid for the Tour de France's yellow jersey after two second-places in 2013 and 2015.

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde, who was third in 2015, is also included in the team but has said he has no personal ambitions on the Tour.

Colombian climber Winner Anacona, Portugal's time-trial champion Nelson Oliveira, and four other Spaniards, including Ion Izagirre and Dani Moreno, make up the team.

Movistar team for Tour de France

Nairo Quintana (COL), Winner Anacona (COL), Imanol Erviti (ESP), Jesus Herrada (ESP), Gorka Izagirre (ESP), Ion Izagirre (ESP), Dani Moreno (ESP), Nelson Oliveira (POR), Alejandro Valverde (ESP)

Read more on:    tour de france  |  nairo quintana  |  cycling

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Besides the 'Big 3' of rugby, cricket and soccer, which of the 'smaller' sports in South Africa do you enjoy the most?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.