Movistar unveils twelve-man shortlist for Tour de France

Nairo Quintana leads Movistar Team’s pre-selection for Tour De Frace. The nine-man final selection will be decided after the National Championships in Europe, in three weeks’ time.

Movistar Team unveiled on Friday a twelve-man shortlist Eusebio Unzué has made official just a month before the 103rd Tour de France starts in the Manche department on Saturday, 2 July. Nairo Quintana headlines the Blues’ preselection, which also includes Giro d’Italia podium finisher Alejandro Valverde.

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Winner Anacona, Jonathan Castroviejo, Alex Dowsett, Imanol Erviti, Jesús Herrada, Gorka and Ion Izagirre, Daniel Moreno, Nelson Oliveira and Francisco Ventoso are the remaining ten names to compete for the spots. The official selection will be made known after the National Championships in Europe, held in about three weeks