Nairo Quintana to switch trainers for 2019

Nairo Quintana (Movistar).

Nairo Quintana ( Movistar ) will swap coaches next season in an attempt to revive his chances at the Tour de France . Quintana has been on the podium at the Grand Boucle three times but has slipped down the standings in recent seasons. "This year, I have changed trainers, to see if we go much better and we arrive at the Tour de France to do it better," Quintana said according to Argentinian website Ciclismo Internacional . Quintana has been training with Movistar coach Mikel Zabala, who has previously worked with the Spanish national team. Instead, Quintana will start working with incoming directeur sportive Max Sciandri. The British-Italian joins the Movistar set-up after eight seasons with BMC Racing. Sciandri rode as a professional between 1989 and 2004, competing with teams such as Motorola, Francaise des Jeuz, Lampre and Team CSC. He won the 1992 Tour of Britain and has ...

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