2023 has been a year of recovery for the Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal, and despite the tests he had to face due to the accident at the beginning of this year, good news continues to arrive: he could ride the upcoming Vuelta a España, after appearing on a list preliminary delivered by the Ineos Grenadiers team.
This would be the second big competition of the year for the South American (he has already participated in the Tour de France) and, although he was in his plans since before the start of the season, his participation would represent an important opportunity for him to recover his level of him
Just as he did in France, his mission in La Vuelta would be to help his teammates and look for the opportunity to fight for a stage. What would be an important achievement considering that he is still in the process of recovery and conditioning, after the severe accident.
The Colombians who would be in the Vuelta a España are still unknown, a race that has left fond memories for cycling in that nation for the titles of Lucho Herrera in 1987 and Nairo Quintana in 2016, the same year in which Esteban Chaves was third. .
The British team has not yet confirmed Bernal’s presence, but if he joins the Tour of Spain, it would start on August 26 and end on September 17.
Source: Diario AS