NIPPO VINI FANTINI EUROPA OVINI: 6 #ORANGEBLUE RIDERS FOR THE TOUR DE KOREA.
6 riders, 5 stages, from the 30th of May to the 3rd of June. The Japanese sprinter Hayato Yoshida will be the leader for the sprint arrivals, Joan Bou and Marco Tizza the general ranking riders, Damiano Cima teamworker, Kohei Uchima and Hiroki Nishimura ready to attack.
Tour de Korea.
Few days to the official start of the Asian competition of category 2.1.
6 #OrangeBlue riders ready to compete in the Tour of Korea, with important objectives both for the single stages and the general ranking.
The leader of the team for the sprints arrivals will be Hayato Yoshida, supported by the young Italian talent Damiano Cima. The race will be an important test also for the very young Spanish rider Joan Bou. The rider born in 1997, will ride also for the general ranking and the best young ranking. With him Marco Tizza, a complete and fast rider perfect for some mixed stages of the Tour de Korea. To complete the line-up Kohei Uchima and Hiroki Nishimura, ready to help the team and to attack in some stages.
On the team car the Japanese Sports Director Shinichi Fukushima will lead the team and know well the importance of this race for the team goals: “The race is very important for us for the Asia Tour ranking and to make points with the Japanese riders. For this reason our leader for the sprints will be Hayato Yoshida, that thanks to the help of his teammates will try to make his best results. Joan Bou and Marco Tizza have to do good things in the hardest stages, while Nishimura and Uchima have to be ready to be in the right breakaway. All the team is extremely concentrated for this important race.”
The complete line-up: Hayato Yoshida, Damiano Cima, Joan Bou, Marco Tizza, Kohei Uchima, Hiroki Nishimura.
The race is composed by 5 stages. The perfect stage for sprinters will be the 5th with a final flat circuit, but other chances there will be also in the other stages. The stage with the main difference in altitude will be the third one. More than 700km to ride in 5 days of races, in which there will be room for all the team riders to make good results.