Astana sign Colombian domestique for Lopez

Hernando Bohórquez (Manzana Postobon)

Astana have signed Colombian rider Hernando Bohórquez from Manzana Postobon as a domestique for their Grand Tour leader, Miguel Angel López . The 26-year-old, who finished 7th in the U23 road race at the 2014 World Championships, has spent the last three years at Manzana Postobon, the Pro Continental team that is a renowned developer of Colombian talent. He rode and finished the Vuelta a España as the team made their Grand Tour debut, while this year he rode a string of races in Spain and France before finishing runner-up at the Tour of Quinghai Lake. He has effectively been brought to the team by López, with whom he is good friends and trains on a regular basis. "I am grateful to Astana Pro Team for this huge opportunity," said Bohórquez in a statement from the team. "I am very happy and super motivated coming to this fantastic project. I ...

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