Wout Poels and Michal Kwiatkowski head Team Sky squad at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Poels aiming to repeat success from 2016

Wout Poels took victory on stage two of the Ruta del Sol

(Image credit: Team Sky)

Team Sky have named a strong team for the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, with Michal Kwiatkowski, Ian Stannard, and Wout Poels all in the team.

The race, which starts on Wednesday (January 31) and is the first stage European stage race of the year, consists of five stages on Spain's east coast, including a team time trial on stage three and a summit finish on stage four.

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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.