He warmed the hearts of cycling enthusiasts by wearing the pink jersey for six days during the 2019 Giro d’Italia, he won a stage at the Vuelta Espana 2016, a stage in the Tour of Japan 2015 and the GP Beghelli 2014. Now Valerio Conti (26 years old) is ready to raise the bar for his cycling ambitions and will do so again by militating in the UAE Team Emirates, by virtue of a renewed two-year contract.
Also Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa, 32, will race for the next two seasons with the jersey of the emirati squad: the 2013 world champion in Florence achieved 25 career successes, stand out Swiss tours and three stages in the Tour de France.
Particularly significant for the team was also the conquest of the Abu Dhabi Tour 2017, an affirmation that made him one of the most acclaimed riders by the Emirati enthusiasts. Finally, Alessandro Covi will make his professional debut next season.
Born in Borgomanero on 09/28/1998, Covi dressed the Italian national team at the recent World Cup, highlighting himself with an escape.