Androni-Sidermec team boss explains why Ivan Sosa won’t be selected for the Giro d’Italia

Beating Froome and Aru on summit finish to take Tour of the Alps lead won't land Sosa a Giro spot

Ivan Sosa celebrates in the leader's fuchsia jersey at the Tour of the Alps

(Image credit: Pentaphoto)

Ivan Sosa may sit atop the general classification at the Tour of the Alps ahead of the likes of Chris Froome, Fabio Aru, and Thibaut Pinot, but that won’t be enough to earn him a place in Androni-Sidermec's line-up for the Giro d'Italia in May.

Sosa finished in third place on stage two of the Tour of the Alps to move into the leader’s fuchsia jersey, climbing with some of the best riders in the world on the summit finish to Alpe di Pampeago.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.