Egan Bernal signs five-year mega contract with Team Sky

Egan Bernal signs five-year mega contract with Team Sky

Joe Robinson 5 Oct 2018 Colombian to race with British WorldTour team until 2023 season in big commitement Team Sky have made an almost unprecedented move in signing young Colombian talent Egan Bernal to a new five-year deal. The team announced that Bernal would be extending his stay until the 2023 season having experienced a 'meteoric rise up the cycling ladder in his first year with Team Sky , emerging as one of the brightest young talents in the sport'. At just 21-years-old, a five-year deal is quite the commitment from the British WorldTour team but they clearly see the potential in the rider to become the eventual replacement to Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas at the Grand Tours. In his first WorldTour season, Bernal took overall victory in the Colombia Oro y Paz and Tour of California before racing his first ever Grand Tour at the Tour de France ...

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