Promising Brit Hugh Carthy aiming for Vuelta a España start in 2016

Hugh Carthy is targeting wins and a leadership role for Caja Rural-Seguros RGA in 2016 after a promising first season.

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British rider Hugh Carthy is hoping his fledgling career continues in an upward trajectory in the next 12 months as he seeks to secure a Grand Tour start.

The 21-year-old has spent this year racing for Spanish outfit Caja Rural-Seguros RGA but his season has been cut short a month earlier than anticipated with an Achilles injury sustained at the Tour of Britain that led to his early withdrawal on stage six.

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