Intxausti targets WorldTour return

Benat Intxausti (Movistar) celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 8th stage of the Giro

Beñat Intxausti stepped down to Pro Continental level to join Euskadi-Murias in 2019 , but the Spaniard aims to eventually work his way back up to the WorldTour. In an interview with Marca , Intxausti said he is fully recovered from a long-term spell of mononucleosis, which set him back over the previous three years, and that he will start his season at the Mallorca Challenge. "Since July I am finding myself very well," said Intxausti, who was diagnosed with the illness in 2016. "When I signed with the team, I had some good time off to get strong and now I'm good, practically normal, with no problems. I'm improving every day." Intxausti spent three seasons at Team Sky, where a series of health issues left him with sub-par performances and nearly unable to race. He was not offered a contract renewal from Team Sky and instead found a deal ...

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