Nibali Comes Down From Altitude For Tour Of The Alps Test

Vincenzo Nibali rides into the Piazza del Campo in Siena

Vincenzo Nibali ( Bahrain-Merida ) has come down from altitude training and will continue his Giro d'Italia preparation at the Tour of the Alps next week. The 34-year-old Italian, who most recently raced to eighth place at Milan-San Remo, has been training on the Teide volcano in Spain with trainer Paolo Slongo before jumping into the hilly five-day race that starts April 22 in Kufstein and concludes April 26 in Bolzano. "The work has been intense, and I will need to find race rhythm, but there's still time before the Giro begins Nibali said in a statement released by the race. "I feel confident." Nibali has won the race twice under its previous name of Giro del Trentino, but he missed the race last year as he was skipping the Giro and aiming for the Tour de France. With he Giro and the Tour on his menu this year, the ...

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