Nairo Quintana to kick off season in San Luis

Colombian Nairo Quintana will look to defend his Tour San Luis title in 2015, admitting it's important for him to race in South America

Nairo Quintana wins stage sixteen of the 2014 Giro d'Italia

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Nairo Quintana will, once again, start his season at the Tour San Luis in January, an event which he won in 2014.

The Colombian’s win in Argentina set him up perfectly for an assault on the Giro d’Italia, coming away with the pink winner jersey in May.

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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.