Egan Bernal: Maybe the Giro d'Italia is a good option for me

Team Sky's Egan Bernal points to his sponsor's logo after winning stage 2 of the 2018 Tour of Califo

Egan Bernal has hinted that he will be happy to target the Giro d’Italia in 2019 as team leader for Team Sky , revealing that Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas are set to focus on the Tour de France. Team Sky has still to formally reveal their Grand Tour leaders for 2019. A decision was expected to be made during the team’s December training camp but no announcement was made, with riders only able to talk about their hopes and ambitions rather than concrete race plans. The camp was overshadowed by the news that team owner and title sponsor Sky was ending its backing of the British WorldTour team. Thomas has made it clear that he wants to defend his 2018 Tour de France victory but also hinted at a return to the Giro d’Italia, while Froome has also set his sights on a record-equaling fifth Tour de France win ...

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