Fernando Gaviria sets his sights on Paris-Roubaix

Could Fernando Gaviria become the first South American to win Paris-Roubaix? The Colombian says he would love to challenge himself on the cobbles in years to come

Fernando Gaviria on the podium after winning Stage 2 of the 2016 Tour de San Luis

(Image credit: Watson)

No South American has ever won Paris-Roubaix, but Etixx-Quick Step's Fernando Gaviria may have designs on being the first.

The Colombian sprinter is embarking on his first full season in the WorldTour, where he can race in the events he grew up watching on television.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.