Teuns handed Bahrain-Merida leadership at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Dylan Teuns (BMC Racing) wins the sprint for third place

Dylan Teuns has been handed the Bahrain-Merida leadership ahead of next week's Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana . The 26-year-old only moved to the team in the off-season after spending four full seasons at BMC Racing. The Spanish race will mark Teuns' debut in his new team colours. "Due to Vuelta being the first European race in 2019, we are really excited. It will be a multi-field test for our cyclist. In the 1st stage's ITT we are counting on Jan Tratnik, who debuts in the team. Another young debutant is a Belgian Dylan Teuns as GC leader," said the team's sports director, Vladimir Miholjević. Bahrain-Merida have compiled a strong team for the five-day race with sprinter Sonny Colbrelli also making his season debut. He will be assisted by Kristijan Koren, Ivan Garcia Cortina, Hermann Pernsteiner, Tratnik, and Classics hopeful Matej Mohoric, who is gearing up for a season of ...

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