13 Octobre 2015

MOVISTAR TEAM CELEBRATES A MAGNIFICENT SEASON

MOVISTAR TEAM CELEBRATES A MAGNIFICENT SEASON

UCI Cycling contest took the curtain down and so Movistar Team put end to a special season: 32 victories, more than hundred podium finishes, appearance in both tour podiums, Vuelta and Tour (individual and team); victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Tirreno-Adriatico, Poland, Flèche Wallonne. A wonderful year for the blues, who confirm their undisputed prestige in the world cycling circuit. As the final race of the year, the Abu Dhabi Tour, came to a close, Union Cycliste Internationale awarded Movistar with three trophies, deserved recognition for its efforts during the whole season: third consecutive triumph in the World Tour team ranking, confirmed last week after “Il Lombardia” Tour; Alejandro Valverde’s 4th UCI world ranking victory, including two victories in the Ardennes classics and a third place in the Tour de France. The Spanish champion has spoken about his team, so able to support his magnificent talent, the essence of his success: “a group full of human value and bond that was able to fulfil his goals”. Nairo Quintana finishes his season to the third place in individual UCI World Tour Ranking after coming just over a minute short from yellow in Paris and very close to the Vuelta podium thanks to a magnificent final.

Diadora, as technical sponsor, expresses its satisfaction to be represented by this wonderful athletes, providing them an innovative cyclism shoe, the Vortex Pro. These victories are another clear proof of their skills, but even a deep demonstration that Diadora can well appreciate the real talent.

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