Israel Cycling Academy sign Davide Cimolai from Groupama-FDJ

Davide Cimolai rides at the front of the 2018 Volta Algarve peloton

The Israel Cycling Academy continue to bolster their 2019 roster with another addition to the sprint train, announcing on Wednesday that they've signed Italian lead-out man Davide Cimolai from Groupama-FDJ . The 29-year-old has five UCI wins to his credit since turning pro in 2010 with Liquigas-Doimo, but he has flourished in the WorldTour most recently as a lead-out man for the likes of Arnaud Demare at FDJ and Italian teammate Matteo Trentin, who Cimolai helped deliver to the European Championship road race victory in August. Two of Cimolai's own wins came in Spain at the Volta a Catalunya in 2015 and 2017, and he also took stages at the Tour of Japan in 2016, Paris-Nice in 2015 and the Italian one-day Trofeo Laigueglia in 2015. "This is exactly what we need from Davide," team manager Kjell Carlstrom said, adding that the Israel Cycling Academy believe signing Cimolai is a ...

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