Nairo Quintana confirms attempt at Giro/Tour double

Colombian attempting to be the first man to win both races in 19 years

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Nairo Quintana has confirmed that he will ride both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in 2017, attempting to become the first man to win both races in the same year since Marco Pantani in 1998.

Movistar team manager Eusebio Unzué said in December that there was a chance that his start rider could attempt to win both the Giro and the Tour, something that the team has now confirmed

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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.