Beñat Intxausti signs for Team Sky from Movistar

Spaniard is Sky's fifth signing already in 2015, and will stay with the British team for two years

16 May 2015
98th Giro d'Italia
Stage 08 : Fiuggi - Campitello Matese
1st : INTXAUSTI Benat (ESP) Movistar
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky have announced their fifth signing of the 2015, Spaniard Beñat Intxausti who joins from the Movistar team whom he has raced with for five seasons.

The 29-year-old joins for two seasons with the British outfit, who have already added Gianni Moscon, Michal Golas and Danny van Poppel to their roster this week, with Alex Peters having joined earlier this year.

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Richard Windsor

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