Fernando Gaviria to lead UAE Team Emirates at Giro d'Italia 2019

The 2019 Giro will boast an elite field of sprinters

Fernando Gaviria and Elia Viviani shake hands at the end of the second stage of UAE Tour 2019 (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto)

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Fernando Gaviria has confirmed he will lead UAE Team Emirates at the 2019 Giro d'Italia.

Starting in Bologna on Saturday May 11, Gaviria will be racing his second ever Giro after winning four stages and the points classification in 2017 whilst racing for Deceuninck - Quick-Step.

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