Movistar Team confirms 2021 Tour de France lineup

Movistar Team confirms 2021 Tour de France lineup

The Movistar Team confirmed Monday its lineup for the 108th edition of the Tour de France, which starts in Brest on Saturday 26th June and will end in Paris’ Champs-Élysées on Sunday 18th July.

The Telefónica-backed squad will start the ‘Grande Boucle’ with the following eight-man lineup: Alejandro Valverde, Carlos Verona, Enric Mas, Imanol Erviti, Iván García Cortina, Jorge Arcas, Marc Soler and Miguel Ángel López.

It will be the team’s 39th consecutive appearance -the eleventh under Telefónica’s sponsorship- at the most important stagerace in the calendar, an event they’ve won seven times, with 34 stage victories and seven team GC prizes.

The Movistar Team brings a strong squad to Brittany, led by Mas and López, fifth and sixth overall in the 2020 race. The lineup also features Valverde, a stalwart in the ‘Grande Boucle’ with 13 previous appearances.