The Portuguese Nelson Oliveira is one of eight runners selected by the Spanish team Movistar to compete in the La Vuelta on bicycle, which takes place between August 24 and September 15.
Anadia racer, who in July rose to the podium of the Tour de France to celebrate Movistar’s collective victory, is present for the fifth time in Vuelta, a team headed by Spaniard Alejandro Valverde and Colombian Nairo Quintana and Richard Carapaz, this year’s winner. from the Tour of Italy.
Marc Soler, Imanol Erviti, Jorge Arcas and Antonio Pedrero complete the team.
Nelson Oliveira, 30, a four-time national time trial champion, counts a one-stage victory in the 2015 La Vuelta, having also participated in 2011, 2017 and 2018 editions.
In addition to Nelson Oliveira, should be present at the departure of Alicante on Saturday, the Portuguese Ruben Guerreiro, Katusha Alpecin, and Ricardo Vilela and Nuno Bico, both from Burgos-BH.