Gaviria relishing return to Tour Colombia 2.1

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Fernando Gaviria will start his first season with UAE Team Emirates this month in South America at the Vuelta a San Juan but his heart remains in his home country, where he will ride the Tour Colombia 2.1 February 12-17. After recovering from an injured shoulder suffered in last year's San Juan race, Gaviria went on to the Colombia Oro y Paz and scored a hat trick of stage wins along with the points jersey. He hopes to match that performance again this year under the race's new name and a new route that goes through his home region. The race through the Antioquia region of Colombia will traverse roads that Gaviria knows well from his early days of training before he signed with the Colombia-Coldeportes team in 2013. His performance at the 2015 Tour de San Luis in Argentina, where he won two sprint stages ahead of Mark Cavendish, ...

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