Sir Dave Brailsford hails youngest ever Grand Tour squad for Team Ineos at Giro d'Italia 2019

In their first Grand Tour under the new name, Ineos are giving to their young riders a shot

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Team Ineos boss Sir Dave Brailsford has welcomed the outfit's youngest ever Grand Tour roster for the 2019 Giro d'Italia, with an average of 25.

Chris Froome won the Italian Grand Tour in 2018 but for 2019 the team is banking on youth and is allowing talents like Eddie Dunbar and Tao Geoghegan Hart to explore their possibilities.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.